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anaerobic cultureThe culturing of bacteria that grow optimally without or with minimal ambient O2.
1. the propagation of microorganisms or of living tissue cells in special media conducive to their growth.
2. to induce such propagation.
3. the product of such propagation.
one carried out in the absence of air.
continuous flow culture
the cultivation of bacteria in a continuous flow of fresh medium to maintain bacterial growth in logarithmic phase.
a small piece of tissue such as trachea or gut maintained in culture.
a culture in which the material to be cultivated is inoculated into a drop of fluid attached to a coverglass inverted over a hollow slide.
a cell or tissue culture started from material taken directly from an organism. Subsequent passages of cells are referred to as secondary cultures.
a subculture derived from a primary culture.
one made on the surface of solidified medium in a tube which has been tilted when the agar was solidifying to provide a greater surface area for growth.
a culture into which the organisms are introduced by thrusting a needle deep into the medium.
one in which the medium is inoculated by drawing an infected wire loop across it.
a culture in which cells multiply while suspended in a suitable liquid medium.
the maintaining or growing of tissue, organ primordia, or the whole or part of an organ in vitro so as to preserve its architecture and function. Used loosely to refer to monolayer cell cultures. See explant culture (above).
a culture of a species of microorganism usually maintained in a central reference collection of type or standard organisms.