avirulent


avir·u·lent

adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈvir-(y)ə-lənt\

Definition of AVIRULENT

:  not virulent — compare nonpathogenic

Origin of AVIRULENT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1900

avir·u·lent

adjective \(ˈ)ā-ˈvir-(y)ə-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AVIRULENT

: not virulent <an avirulent tubercle bacillus>—compare nonpathogenic

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