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nonreplicating

adjective non·rep·li·cat·ing \ (ˈ)nän-ˈre-plə-ˌkā-tiŋ \
variants: or non-replicating

medical Definition of nonreplicating

1 : not undergoing or marked by replication
  • nonreplicating viruses
  • non-replicating DNA
2 : containing an inactivated pathogen (such as a virus) incapable of replication
  • nonreplicating vaccines

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