avirulent

adjective avir·u·lent \ (ˌ)ā-ˈvir-(y)ə-lənt \

Definition of avirulent

: not virulent — compare nonpathogenic

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avirulent

adjective avir·u·lent \ (ˈ)ā-ˈvir-(y)ə-lənt \

medical Definition of avirulent

: not virulent
  • an avirulent tubercle bacillus
— compare nonpathogenic

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