heterogenote

noun

het·​ero·​ge·​note ˌhet-ər-ō-ˈjē-ˌnōt How to pronounce heterogenote (audio)
: a partially diploid bacterium in which the added genetic material differs from that originally present and is usually transferred by transduction
heterogenotic adjective

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“Heterogenote.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterogenote. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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