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1. Lysogenic bacteria (lysogenic bacterium)
A bacterium which contains in its genome the DNA of a virus which is lying dormant, passively letting itself be replicated by the bacterium whenever the bacterium replicates its own genome (a lysogenic virus ), but able to reactivate and destroy the bacterium at a time of the virus's choosing (becomes a lytic virus ).