eugonic

eugonic

 [u-gon´ik]
growing luxuriantly; said of bacterial cultures.
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eu·gon·ic

(yū-gon'ik),
A term used to indicate that the growth of a bacterial culture is rapid and relatively luxuriant; used especially in reference to the growth of cultures of the human tubercle bacillus (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
See also: dysgonic.
[G. eugonos, productive, fr. eu, well, + gonos, seed, offspring]
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eu·gon·ic

(yū-gon'ik)
A term used to indicate that the growth of a bacterial culture is rapid and relatively luxuriant; used especially in reference to the growth of cultures of the human tubercle bacillus (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
[G. eugonos, productive, fr. eu, well, + gonos, seed, offspring]
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