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room tem·per·a·ture (RT, rt),

the ordinary temperature (approximately 65°F-80°F, 18.3°C-26.7°C) of the atmosphere in the laboratory; a culture kept at room temperature is one kept in the laboratory, not in an incubator.

room tem·per·a·ture

(rūm tempĕr-ă-chŭr)
Ordinary temperature (approximately 65°F-80°F, 18.3°C-26.7°C) of the atmosphere in the laboratory.

room temperature

The temperature between 65° and 80°F (18.3° and 26.7°C).
See also: temperature
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