Axenic



(of an experimental animal) raised under sterile conditions; germfree.
(of a laboratory culture) uncontaminated.
adjective
(of a biological culture or culture medium) free from other microorganisms; uncontaminated

axenic a·xen·ic (ā-zěn’ĭk, ā-zē’nĭk)
adj.
Not contaminated by or associated with any other living organisms; sterile. Used especially in reference to pure cultures of microorganisms.

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