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1. Biology A small-scale culture of microorganisms, cells, or tissues.
2. Sociology The distinctive culture of a small group of people within a limited geographical area or within an organization such as a school or business.
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1. (Biology) the experimental growth of a very small number of microorganisms
2. (Biology) a very small group of microorganisms grown experimentally
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(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkʌl tʃər)

the culture of a group living within a limited geographical area.
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The Labor Culture Survey (LCS) has six subscales that include the following: Best Practices to Reduce Cesarean Delivery (Cronbach alpha [[alpha]] = 0.84), Cesarean Safety ([alpha] = 0.53), Fear of Vaginal Birth ([alpha] = 0.89), Maternal Agency ([alpha] = 0.67), Physician Oversight ([alpha] = 0.79), and Unit Microculture ([alpha] = 0.79).
Despite the expense, Loretta purchases organic, natural foods; avoids food additives and processed foods; and opts for homeopathic remedies, much like consumers from the natural health microculture described by Thompson (2003) and Thompson and Troester (2002).
'It naturally exhibits characteristics that many developments and commercial districts either aspire for or avoid-one that became popular by word of mouth, one that has an identifiable sense of place, one that defines and is defined by a unique microculture, vibe, crowd and attitude: if you don't like it, then this is not for you.'
With a greater number of Latino students seeking higher education, it has become important to examine the interaction between their unique cultural backgrounds and experiences and the microculture of the university environment.
As with Condition A2 for Microculture 1, this condition was marked by variability, with different aggregate products occurring.
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A critical assessment of the use of microculture tetrazolium assays to measure cell growth and function.
Feasibility of drug screening with panels of human tumor cell lines using a microculture tetrazolium assay.
Triplicate 20 [micro]L samples of each strain were then placed on a microscope slides and coverslips put on top to create microculture chambers.