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broth

(brôth, brŏth)
n. pl. broths (brôths, brŏths, brôthz, brŏthz)
A liquid containing nutrients for culturing microorganisms: inoculated the broth with bacteria.
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broth

Food industry
A clear liquid made from meat, vegetables or bones boiled in water and used to prepare other foods.

Microbiology
A liquid medium—e.g., Müller-Hinton broth—that contains various nutrients and is used to culture bacteria and other microorganisms in culture.
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broth

one of any number of liquid media, for example nutrient broth, used in microbiology for the growth of MICROORGANISMS. See MEDIUM.
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When the garlic and ginger begin to color, add the clams, clam broth, soy sauce, sugar and the bean mixture.
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