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pe·tri dish

 (pē′trē)
n.
A shallow circular dish with a loose-fitting cover, used to culture bacteria or other microorganisms.

[After Julius Richard Petri (1852-1921), German bacteriologist.]

Petri dish

(ˈpɛtrɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) (sometimes without capital) a shallow circular flat-bottomed dish, often with a fitting cover, used in laboratories, esp for producing cultures of microorganisms
[C19: named after J. R. Petri (1852–1921), German bacteriologist]

pe′tri dish`

(ˈpi tri)
n.
a shallow, circular, glass or plastic dish with a loose-fitting cover over the top and sides, used for culturing microorganisms.
[1890–95; after J. R. Petri (d. 1921), German bacteriologist]

pe·tri dish

(pē′trē)
A shallow, circular dish with a loose cover, used to grow cultures of microorganisms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petri dish - a shallow dish used to culture bacteriaPetri dish - a shallow dish used to culture bacteria
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
Translations
Petriho miska
petrimalja
Petri-csésze

Petri dish

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