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culture medium

n.
A liquid or gelatinous substance containing nutrients in which microorganisms, cells, or tissues are cultivated for scientific purposes.

culture medium

n
(Microbiology) a nutritive substance, such as an agar gel or liquid medium, in which cultures of bacteria, fungi, animal cells, or plant cells are grown

me•di•um

(ˈmi di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə) for 1-9, 11, -di•ums for 1-11, 17, n.
1. a middle state or condition; mean.
2. something intermediate in nature or degree.
3. an intervening substance, as air, through which a force acts or an effect is produced.
4. the element that is the natural habitat of an organism.
5. surrounding objects, conditions, or influences; environment.
6. an intervening agency, means, or instrument by which something is conveyed or accomplished: Words are a medium of expression.
7. one of the means or channels of general communication, information, or entertainment in society, as newspapers or television.
8. the substance in which specimens are displayed or preserved.
9. Also called culture medium. a nutrient material for the cultivation of microorganisms, tissues, etc.
10. a person through whom the spirits of the dead are alleged to be able to contact the living.
11.
a. a size, as of garments, to fit the average figure.
b. an item in this size.
12. the material or technique with which an artist works.
adj.
13. about halfway between extremes in degree, quantity, position, or quality.
[1575–85; < Latin: n. use of neuter of medius middle. See mid1]
usage: See media1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.culture medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organismsculture medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
bacteriology - the branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease
agar, nutrient agar - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
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