axenization

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NounEdit

axenization ‎(plural axenizations)

  1. (uncountable) The process of isolating a particular organism from all others.
    The axenization of microbes allows concentrated groups to be studied in a pure culture.
  2. (countable) An instance of this process.
    The lab succeeded in 60% of the axenizations that it attempted.

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