xenic culture

xenic culture

a culture of parasites grown in association with an unknown microbiota.
[G. xenikos, alien, foreign, fr. xenos, guest, stranger]

xen·ic cul·ture

(zen'ik kŭl'chŭr)
Cultures of parasites grown in association with unknown microbiota.
[G. xenikos, alien, foreign, fr. xenos, guest, stranger]
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Boeck and Drbohlav first introduced xenic culture of Entamoeba in 1925 in a diphasic egg slant medium, and a modification of this medium (Locke-egg) is still used today [24].
[33] Some bacteria accompanying the xenic cultures are detrimental to growth of E.