avianise

avianize

[ey-vee-uh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), avianized, avianizing. Microbiology.
to diminish the infectivity of (a virus) by repeated culturing in chick embryos.
Also, especially British, avianise.


Origin:
avian + -ize

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avianise

verb
to modify microorganisms by repeated culture in the developing chick embryo [syn: avianize
avianize

verb
to modify microorganisms by repeated culture in the developing chick embryo 
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