gnotobiotic culture
The breeding or culturing of organisms by themselves or in association with other known kinds of organisms; see agnotobiotic culture.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • axenic — [ā zē′nik, āzen′ik] adj. [< A 2 + XEN(O) + IC] not contaminated; gnotobiotic: said esp. of a culture medium devoid of all living organisms except those of a single species …   English World dictionary

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