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Meaning of "axenic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AXENIC

See a-1, xeno-, -ic.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AXENIC

axenic  [eɪˈziːnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AXENIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Axenic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AXENIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

axenic

Axenic

In biology, axenic describes the state of a culture in which only a single species, variety, or strain of organism is present and entirely free of all other contaminating organisms. The earliest axenic cultures were of bacteria or unicellular eukaryotes, but axenic cultures of many multicellular organisms are also possible. Axenic culture is also an important tool for the study of symbiotic and parasitic organisms in a controlled manner.

Definition of axenic in the English dictionary

The definition of axenic in the dictionary is free from other microorganisms; uncontaminated.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AXENIC


aminic
əˈmiːnɪk
cysteinic
ˌsɪstɪˈiːnɪk
eirenic
aɪˈriːnɪk
ethylenic
ˌeθɪˈliːnɪk
geomorphogenic
ˌdʒiːəʊˌmɔːfəˈdʒiːnɪk
hyaenic
haɪˈiːnɪk
hygienic
haɪˈdʒiːnɪk
irenic
aɪˈriːnɪk
leukopenic
ˌluːkəʊˈpiːnɪk
naphthenic
ˈnæfθiːnɪk
olefinic
ˌəʊlɪˈfiːnɪk
phenic
ˈfiːnɪk
philhellenic
ˌfɪlhɛˈliːnɪk
polyenic
ˌpɒlɪˈiːnɪk
proteinic
prəʊˈtiːnɪk
scenic
ˈsiːnɪk
selenic
sɪˈliːnɪk
sphenic
ˈsfiːnɪk
terpenic
tɜːˈpiːnɪk
unhygienic
ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AXENIC

axal
axe
axe-breaker
axe-murderer
axebird
axel
Axelrod
axeman
axemen
axenically
axerophthol
axes
axial
axial skeleton
axial vector
axial-flow compressor
axiality
axially
axil
axile

WORDS THAT END LIKE AXENIC

allergenic
androgenic
anthropogenic
antigenic
arsenic
carcinogenic
chromogenic
comedogenic
cryogenic
erogenic
genic
Hellenic
hypoallergenic
mitogenic
pathogenic
photogenic
pyroxenic
schizophrenic
transgenic
xenic

Synonyms and antonyms of axenic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «axenic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AXENIC

Find out the translation of axenic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of axenic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «axenic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无菌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

axénico
570 millions of speakers

English

axenic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

axenic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممحوضة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аксенными
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

axênica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

axenic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

axénique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Axenic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

axenischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

純培養の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무균
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Axenic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

axenic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

axenic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Axenic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bulaştırıcı olmayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

axenic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

aksenicznych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Аксьонов
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

axenic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αξενικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

axenic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

axenisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

axenic
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AXENIC»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AXENIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about axenic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AXENIC»

Discover the use of axenic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to axenic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Algal Culturing Techniques
Purification Axenic cultures of unicellular algae are quite common; however, their use in marine macroalgae is still limited. During the 1960s–1980s, several reports were published on axenic cultures, focusing on growth regulators, effects of ...
Robert Arthur Andersen, 2005
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Nematology: Advances and Perspectives
Axenic and/ or holidic culture systems have been developed for such purposes, and allow efficient culture, but also require a greater investment of time, resources, and accuracy. In axenic conditions, C. elegans exhibits longer maturation times ...
Z. X. Chen, S. Y. Chen, Donald Ward Dickson, 2004
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METHODS IN CELL BIOLOGY,VOLUME 28: DICTYOSTELIUM DISCOIDEUM: ...
niques to characterize the axenic mutations and their effects. This chapter describes several methods that we have found useful in this analysis. These methods have distinguished constitutive and inducible properties dependent on the axenic ...
James A. Spudich, 1987
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Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition
In practice, it is very difficult to obtain bacteria-free (axenic) cultures, and although measures should be taken to minimize bacterial numbers, a degree of bacterial contamination is often acceptable. If biological contaminants appear in a culture,  ...
Laura Barsanti, Paolo Gualtieri, 2014
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Handbook of Biological Control: Principles and Applications ...
... pupae Lepidopteran pupae Lepidopteran pupae Lepidopteran larvae Coleopteran larvae Lepidopteran larvae Axenic Axenic Axenic TABLE 3 ( continued) C\ Family Pteromalidae Catolaccus grandis Pachycrepoideus vindemiae. Medium ...
T. W. Fisher, Thomas S. Bellows, L. E. Caltagirone, 1999
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Acanthamoeba: Biology and Pathogenesis
Axenic” cultivation Acanthamoeba can be grown “axenically” in the absence of external live food organisms. This is typically referred to as “axenic culture” to indicate that no other living organisms are present. Notably, Acanthamoeba cultures ...
Naveed Ahmed Khan, 2009
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The Effect of Microbial Load and Autophagy on Drosophila ...
Chunli Ren. A 0 0 0 B 0 20 40 60 80 100 0 20 40 60 80 100 0 20 40 60 80 100 0 0 0 C 0 0 0 Figure 2.9, Continued D Or-R control Kanamycin Or-R control Kanamycin. 10 20 30 10 20 30 10 20 30 Or-R Control Or-R Axenic Or-R Control Or-R ...
Chunli Ren, 2008
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Handbook of Methods in Aquatic Microbial Ecology
A. T. Soldo and S. A. Brickson INTRODUCTION Compared to the large numbers of bacterial species and related microorganisms which have been maintained in pure culture in the laboratory, few protozoan species have been placed in axenic  ...
Paul F. Kemp, Jonathan J. Cole, Barry F. Sherr, 1993
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Chemical Constituents of Bryophytes: Bio- and Chemical ...
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Douglas A Kinghorn, Heinz Falk, Junichi Kobayashi, 2012
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Functional Genomics and Evolution of Photosynthetic Systems
One approach to explore these differential abilities between two closely related cyanobacteria is to use axenic cultures of both isolates under defined laboratory conditions (e.g., low and high N conditions) to explore the benefits of storing ...
Robert L. Burnap, Willem F. J. Vermaas, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AXENIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term axenic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Public Release: 22-Jun-2015 Legumes control infection of nodules …
... a complex genetic mechanism that allows mutual recognition and plant infection has emerged from genetic studies under axenic conditions. «EurekAlert, Jun 15»
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Mining the microbial dark matter
Since adopting the new 'axenic' or host-cell-free culture technique, the C. burnetii field has expanded. By selectively turning genes on and off, ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
3
Cloning, expression, and characterization of a Coxiella burnetii Cu …
Standard methods such as targeted gene disruption, antibiotic selection and growth on axenic media used to manipulate free living bacteria ... «BMC Blogs Network, May 15»
4
Dutch player enters busy Chlorella vulgaris market
According to communications officer Anneke Roes: “We cultivate algae in an axenic way – this means that we clean the microorganisms before ... «NutraIngredients.com, Mar 15»
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Researchers discover essential role of intestinal immune system in …
... against obesity and diabetes by transferring (grafting) the intestinal bacteria of these mice to other mice that are axenic (without flora). «News-Medical.net, Dec 14»
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everykey the winner of magnet's product-focused pitch competition
Axenic, maker of non-toxic liquid-based solutions that clean organic waste. * FGC Plasma Solutions, creator of a fuel nozzle designed to save ... «freshwatercleveland, Oct 14»
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Can Axeniclean Eradicate Ebola? We'll Find Out Tomorrow On The …
Used primarily in water treatment from agriculture and petroleum, Axenic is very useful in medical sanitation as well. We are looking at ... «WTAM.com, Oct 14»
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Movers and shakers: Candace Kinser joins Talent International …
McCabe was previously a consulting partner with Axenic, a niche information security firm, and head of security for shared services at Centrica, ... «CIO New Zealand, Oct 14»
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Incubator at Magnet names finalists for its first ProtoTech competition
Axenic. The product created by this team is a line of all-natural solutions that “clean by manipulating the proteins in viruses and bacteria.” «Crain's Cleveland Business, Sep 14»
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How epigenetics, our gut microbiome and the environment interact …
By contrast, those things inside of your body, such as organs, blood, etc. are designed to be axenic – this term means 'free from foreign bodies. «Genetic Literacy Project, Sep 14»

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