auxotroph

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noun auxo·troph \ˈȯk-sə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Definition of auxotroph

  1. :  an auxotrophic strain or individual

1950

First Known Use of auxotroph

1950


Medical Dictionary

auxotroph

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noun auxo·troph \-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Medical Definition of auxotroph

  1. :  an auxotrophic strain or individual


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