interstrain

adjective in·ter·strain \ ˌin-tər-ˈstrān \
variants: or inter-strain

Definition of interstrain

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

First Known Use of interstrain

1936

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