auxotroph

noun
auxo·​troph | \ ˈȯk-sə-ˌtrōf How to pronounce auxotroph (audio) , -ˌträf \

Definition of auxotroph

: an auxotrophic strain or individual

First Known Use of auxotroph

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Auxotroph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auxotroph. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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auxotroph

noun
auxo·​troph | \ -ˌtrōf How to pronounce auxotroph (audio) , -ˌträf How to pronounce auxotroph (audio) \

Medical Definition of auxotroph

: an auxotrophic strain or individual

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