replicative

adjective
rep·​li·​ca·​tive | \ ˈre-pli-ˌkā-tiv How to pronounce replicative (audio) \

Definition of replicative

: of, relating to, involved in, or characterized by replication the replicative form of tobacco mosaic virus

First Known Use of replicative

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Replicative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/replicative. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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replicative

adjective
rep·​li·​ca·​tive | \ ˈrep-li-ˌkāt-iv How to pronounce replicative (audio) \

Medical Definition of replicative

: of, relating to, involved in, or characterized by replication conversion of single stranded…DNA to a double stranded replicative formNature

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