conjugant


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con·ju·gant

 (kŏn′jə-gənt)
n.
Either of a pair of organisms, cells, or gametes undergoing conjugation.

[From Latin coniugāns, coniugant-, present participle of coniugāre, to unite; see conjugate.]

conjugant

(ˈkɒndʒʊɡənt)
n
(Biology) either of a pair of organisms or gametes undergoing conjugation

con•ju•gant

(ˈkɒn dʒə gənt)

n.
either of two organisms participating in the process of conjugation.
[1905–10]
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In addition to their financial assistance package, the team is able to search its property database for available premises and act as a conjugant for planning enquiries, non-domestic rates etc.
Pneumococcal conjugant vaccine is currently licensed only to children and its safety and performance have not been sufficiently studied in adults.
The conjugant T1 showed resistance to [beta]-lactams, including all carbapenems, as well as decreased susceptibility to ciprofloxacin.