heterogenote

noun
het·​ero·​ge·​note | \ ˌhet-ər-ō-ˈjē-ˌnōt How to pronounce heterogenote (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterogenote

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

Other Words from heterogenote

heterogenotic \ -​jə-​ˈnät-​ik How to pronounce heterogenotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Heterogenote.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterogenote. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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