satellitism

noun
sat·​el·​lit·​ism | \ ˈsat-ᵊl-īt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce satellitism (audio) \

Medical Definition of satellitism

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/satellitism. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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