eugonic

\(ˈ)yü|gänik\ adjective
Etymology: eu- + gon- + -ic
: growing readily on artificial media — used especially of tubercle bacteria; opposed to dysgonic

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/yooh gon"ik/, adj. Bacteriol.
thriving on artificial media, as certain bacteria (opposed to dysgonic).
[EU- + GON(O)- + -IC]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • eugonic — /yooh gon ik/, adj. Bacteriol. thriving on artificial media, as certain bacteria (opposed to dysgonic). [EU + GON(O) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • eugonic — adjective rapid and luxuriant …   Wiktionary

  • eugonic — A term used to indicate that the growth of a bacterial culture is rapid and relatively luxuriant; used especially in reference to the growth of cultures of the human tubercle bacillus (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). SEE ALSO: dysgonic. [G. eugonos …   Medical dictionary

  • eugonic — adj. growing vigorously on artificial media (Bacteriology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eugonic — eu·gon·ic …   English syllables

  • dysgonic — A term used to indicate that the growth of a bacterial culture is slow and relatively poor; used especially in reference to the growth of cultures of the bovine tubercle bacillus (Mycobacterium bovis) SEE ALSO: eugonic. [dys + G. gonikos,… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysgonic — dəsˈgänik, (ˈ)dis|g adjective Etymology: dys + gon + ic : growing with difficulty on artificial media used chiefly of certain strains of tubercle bacilli; opposed to eugonic * * * /dis gon ik/, adj. Bacteriol. growing poorly on artificial media,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mycobacterium arupense — Scientific classification Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum: Actinobacteria Order …   Wikipedia

  • Mycobacterium fallax — Scientific classification Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum: Actinobacteria Order …   Wikipedia

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