monocontaminate

transitive verb
mono·​con·​tam·​i·​nate | \ ˌmän-ō-kən-ˈtam-ə-ˌnāt How to pronounce monocontaminate (audio) \
monocontaminated; monocontaminating

Medical Definition of monocontaminate

: to infect (a germ-free organism) with one kind of pathogen

Other Words from monocontaminate

monocontamination \ -​kən-​ˌtam-​ə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce monocontamination (audio) \ noun

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“Monocontaminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monocontaminate. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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