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subculture

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noun sub·cul·ture \ˈsəb-ˌkəl-chər\

Medical Definition of subculture

  1. 1:  a culture (as of bacteria) derived from another culture

  2. 2:  an act or instance of producing a subculture

subcultural \-ˈkəlch-(ə-)rəl\play adjective
subculturally \-ē\play adverb



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subculture

transitive verb sub·cul·ture

Medical Definition of subculture

subcultured; subculturing

  1. :  to culture (as bacteria) anew on a fresh medium by inoculation from an older culture





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