allelocatalysis

noun

al·​le·​lo·​ca·​tal·​y·​sis ə-ˌlel-(ˌ)ō-kə-ˈtal-ə-səs, -lē-(ˌ)lō- How to pronounce allelocatalysis (audio)
plural allelocatalyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce allelocatalysis (audio)
: the mutually stimulating effect on the rate of growth and reproduction of two or more microorganisms in a volume of medium as compared to the rate of a single microorganism in a like volume of the same medium
allelocatalyst noun
allelocatalytic adjective

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“Allelocatalysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allelocatalysis. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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