axenic


axe·nic

adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈze-nik, -ˈzē-\

Definition of AXENIC

:  free from other living organisms
axe·ni·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of AXENIC

2a- + Greek xenos strange
First Known Use: 1942

axe·nic

adjective \(ˈ)ā-ˈzen-ik, -ˈzēn-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AXENIC

: free from other living organisms <an axenic culture of bacteria>
axe·ni·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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