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axenic

 [a-zen´ik]
not contaminated by or associated with any foreign organisms; used in reference to pure cultures of microorganisms or to germ-free animals.

a·xen·ic

(ā-zen'ik),
Sterile, denoting especially a pure culture. Also used to denote "germ-free" animals born and raised in a sterile environment.
See also: gnotobiote.
[G. a- priv. + xenos, foreign]

axenic

/axen·ic/ (a-zen´ik) not contaminated by or associated with any foreign organisms; used in reference to pure cultures of microorganisms or to germ-free animals. Cf. gnotobiotic.

axenic

(ā-zĕn′ĭk, ā-zē′nĭk)
adj.
Not contaminated by or associated with any other living organisms. Usually used in reference to pure cultures of microorganisms that are completely free of the presence of other organisms.

a·xen′i·cal·ly adv.

a·xen·ic

(ā-zen'ik)
Sterile, denoting especially a pure culture (e.g., a protozoan culture uncontaminated by bacteria). Also used to denote "germ-free" animals born and raised in a sterile environment.
[G. a- priv. + xenos, foreign]

axenic

descriptive of a pure culture where no other organism is present.

axenic

[Gr.] xenos (stranger); totally free of infection with microorganisms. Axenic mammals are usually produced in the first generation following cesarean section under absolutely sterile conditions and the young are delivered into plastic, sterile isolators where they remain under germ-free conditions; axenic avian species are produced by placing fertile eggs into plastic isolators after carefully sterilizing the egg shell. Called also germ-free animal. See also gnotobiotic and specific pathogen free.
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