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colony counter

a device used for counting colonies of bacteria growing in a culture. It usually consists of an illuminated, transparent plate divided into sections of known area. Petri dishes containing colonies of bacteria are placed over the plate, and the colonies are counted according to the number within the areas viewed.

colony counter

An apparatus for counting bacterial colonies in a culture plate.
See also: counter
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