interstrain

adjective
in·​ter·​strain | \ ˌin-tər-ˈstrān How to pronounce interstrain (audio) \
variants: or inter-strain

Definition of interstrain

: occurring between or involving two or more strains (see strain entry 1 sense 1b) of an organism insterstrain variation in tumor development of experimental mice inter-strain interactions between bacteria

First Known Use of interstrain

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Interstrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interstrain. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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