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axenic

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adjective axe·nic \(ˌ)ā-ˈze-nik, -ˈzē-\

Definition of axenic

  1. :  free from other living organisms

axenically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of axenic

2a- + Greek xenos strange


First Known Use: 1942


Medical Dictionary

axenic

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adjective axe·nic \(ˈ)ā-ˈzen-ik, -ˈzēn-\

Medical Definition of axenic

  1. :  free from other living organisms <an axenic culture of bacteria>

axenically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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