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noun cul·ture \ˈkəl-chər\

Medical Definition of CULTURE

a :  the integrated pattern of human behavior that includes thought, speech, action, and artifacts and depends upon the human capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations b :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group
a :  the act or process of growing living material (as bacteria or viruses) in prepared nutrient media b :  a product of cultivation in nutrient media
cul·tur·al \ˈkəlch(-ə)-rəl\ adjective
cul·tur·al·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb
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