sat·​el·​lit·​ism ˈsat-ᵊl-īt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce satellitism (audio)
: the growth of bacteria of one type in culture about colonies of another type that supply needed micronutrients or growth factors

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“Satellitism.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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