Medical Dictionary

heterogenote

play
noun het·ero·ge·note \ˌhet-ər-ō-ˈjē-ˌnōt\

Medical Definition of heterogenote

  1. :  a partially diploid bacterium in which the added genetic material differs from that originally present and is usually transferred by transduction

heterogenotic

\-jə-ˈnät-ik\play adjective

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up heterogenote? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to state as an opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!