axenic

adjective axe·nic \ (ˌ)ā-ˈze-nik , -ˈzē- \

Definition of axenic

: free from other living organisms

axenically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of axenic

2a- + Greek xenos strange


Medical Dictionary

axenic

adjective axe·nic \ (ˈ)ā-ˈzen-ik , -ˈzēn- \

medical Definition of axenic

: free from other living organisms
  • an axenic culture of bacteria

axenically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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