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  • axenically — adverb see axenic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • axenic — axenically, adv. /ay zen ik, ay zee nik/, adj. Biol. 1. (of an experimental animal) raised under sterile conditions; germfree. 2. (of a laboratory culture) uncontaminated. [1940 45; A 6 + Gk xenikós foreign. See XENO , IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • axenic — adjective Etymology: 2a + Greek xenos strange Date: 1942 free from other living organisms • axenically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Caenorhabditis elegans — Nematode much used in lineage studies since the number of nuclei is determined, and the nervous system is relatively simple. The organism can be maintained axenically and there are mutants in behaviour, in muscle proteins, and in other features.… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • protist — protistan /proh tis teuhn/, adj., n. protistic, adj. /proh tist/, n. any of various one celled organisms, classified in the kingdom Protista, that are either free living or aggregated into simple colonies and that have diverse reproductive and… …   Universalium

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