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noun al·le·lo·ca·tal·y·sis
\ə-ˌlel-(ˌ)ō-kə-ˈtal-ə-səs, -lē-(ˌ)lō-\
plural al·le·lo·ca·tal·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ALLELOCATALYSIS

:  the mutually stimulating effect on the rate of growth and reproduction of two or more microorganisms in a volume of medium as compared to the rate of a single microorganism in a like volume of the same medium
al·le·lo·cat·a·lyst \-ˈkat-əl-əst\ noun
al·le·lo·cat·a·lyt·ic \-ˌkat-əl-ˈit-ik\ adjective


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