dysgonic

[ dis-gon-ik ]
/ dɪsˈgɒn ɪk /

adjective Bacteriology.

growing poorly on artificial media, as certain bacteria (opposed to eugonic).

Nearby words

  1. dysgenics,
  2. dysgerminoma,
  3. dysgeusia,
  4. dysgnathia,
  5. dysgnosia,
  6. dysgraphia,
  7. dysharmonic diplacusis,
  8. dyshematopoiesis,
  9. dyshidrosis,
  10. dyskaryosis

Origin of dysgonic

dys- + Greek gón(os) offspring + -ic

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