Dictionary

replicative

adjective rep·li·ca·tive \ˈre-pli-ˌkā-tiv\

Definition of REPLICATIVE

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

First Known Use of REPLICATIVE

circa 1890
Medical Dictionary

replicative

adjective rep·li·ca·tive \ˈrep-li-ˌkāt-iv\

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>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: repliconPrevious Word in the Dictionary: replicationAll Words Near: replicative
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears