growth medium

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  • growth medium — Medium Me di*um, n.; pl. L. {Media}, {E}. {Mediums}. [L. medium the middle, fr. medius middle. See {Mid}, and cf. {Medius}.] 1. That which lies in the middle, or between other things; intervening body or quantity. Hence, specifically: (a) Middle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Growth medium — An agar plate an example of a bacterial growth medium. Specifically, it is a streak plate; the orange lines and dots are formed by bacterial colonies. A growth medium or culture medium is a liquid or gel designed to support the growth of… …   Wikipedia

  • growth medium — ▪ biology also called  Culture Medium, or Nutrient Broth,         solution freed of all microorganisms by sterilization (usually in an autoclave, where it undergoes heating under pressure for a specific time) and containing the substances… …   Universalium

  • growth medium — substance in which microorganisms can be grown …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Medium — may refer to: Contents 1 Communication 2 Natural science 3 Entertainment …   Wikipedia

  • Medium — Me di*um, n.; pl. L. {Media}, {E}. {Mediums}. [L. medium the middle, fr. medius middle. See {Mid}, and cf. {Medius}.] 1. That which lies in the middle, or between other things; intervening body or quantity. Hence, specifically: (a) Middle place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Medium of exchange — Medium Me di*um, n.; pl. L. {Media}, {E}. {Mediums}. [L. medium the middle, fr. medius middle. See {Mid}, and cf. {Medius}.] 1. That which lies in the middle, or between other things; intervening body or quantity. Hence, specifically: (a) Middle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • medium — Shorthand for culture medium or growth medium, the nutrient solution in which cells or organs are grown …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • medium-term — ˈmedium term adjective [only before a noun] not happening or making a profit immediately, but not over a very long period of time: • a medium term loan • It is possible to get some quite good yields on medium term bonds. compare long term, short… …   Financial and business terms

  • medium — 1. A means; that through which an action is performed. 2. A substance through which impulses or impressions are transmitted. 3. SYN: culture m.. 4. The liquid holding a substance in solution or suspension. 5. Any of the substances in which a… …   Medical dictionary

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