Medical Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

auxotrophic

adj auxo·tro·phic \ˌk-sə-ˈtrō-fik\

Definition of AUXOTROPHIC

:  requiring a specific growth substance beyond the minimum required for normal metabolism and reproduction of the parental or wild-type strain <auxotrophic bacterial mutants>—compare prototrophic
March 30, 2015
amphibology Hear it
A phrase with more than one interpretation
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
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