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- noun A liquid or gelatinous substance containing nutrients in which microorganisms, cells, or tissues are cultivated for scientific purposes.
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- noun microbiology A
liquidor gel, containing nutrients, that is used to cultivate microorganisms.
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- noun (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
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