Definition of conjugational in English:


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‘I will address, for non-linguist readers, inflections, most familiar as the noisome declensional and conjugational suffixes that bedevil English-speaking learners of, seemingly, most foreign languages we encounter.’
  • ‘Scavenger cells are included to consume traces of usable carbon sources contaminating the medium, but they can also act as conjugational recipients and acquire a plasmid by transfer from tester cells.’
  • ‘Consequently, the conjugational activity can be low when most cells carry the plasmid but increase greatly in response to plasmid-free cells.’
  • ‘On the other hand, in so doing, they demonstrate an implicit understanding of the general conjugational pattern of the Spanish verbal paradigm.’
  • ‘Most early studies of recombination genes of E. coli employed assays of conjugational recombination.’



/ˌkänjəˈɡāSH(ə)n(ə)l/ /ˌkɑndʒəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/