replicative


rep·li·ca·tive

adjective \ˈre-pli-ˌkā-tiv\

Definition of REPLICATIVE

:  of, relating to, involved in, or characterized by replication <the replicative form of tobacco mosaic virus>

First Known Use of REPLICATIVE

circa 1890

rep·li·ca·tive

adjective \ˈrep-li-ˌkāt-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REPLICATIVE

: of, relating to, involved in, or characterized by replication <conversion of single stranded…DNA to a double stranded replicative form—Nature>

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