auxanography aux·a·nog·ra·phy (ôk’sə-nŏg’rə-fē)
A method, using auxanograms, for determining the appropriate culture medium for growing a particular strain of microorganism.
aux’a·no·graph’ic (-nə-grāf’ĭk) adj.
a department in central France. 2881 sq. mi. (7460 sq. km). Capital: Auxerre. Historical Examples Approaching auxerre, the cathedral looks handsome; there are three churches besides. First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent Marianne Baillie Between auxerre and Autun much of the scenery has an English look. The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards With […]
noun an instrument that measures the linear growth of plant shoots
growth, especially that resulting from an increase in cell size. noun growth in animal or plant tissues resulting from an increase in cell size without cell division auxesis aux·e·sis (ôg-zē’sĭs, ôk-sē’-) n. Growth resulting from increase in cell size without cell division. aux·et’ic (ôg-zět’ĭk) adj.
pertaining to or promoting auxesis. an auxetic agent.