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nonpermissive

adj non·per·mis·sive \ˌnän-pər-ˈmis-iv\

Medical Definition of NONPERMISSIVE

:  being or relating to a cell, medium, or environmental condition which does not support the replication of a mutant gene of a virus or bacteriophage <nonpermissive host cells> <nonpermissive temperatures>

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