"Prophages" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Genomes of temperate BACTERIOPHAGES integrated into the DNA of their bacterial host cell. The prophages can be duplicated for many cell generations until some stimulus induces its activation and virulence.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Prophages".
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