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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

  3. sub·cul·tur·al \-ˈkəlch-(ə-)rəl\play adjective
    sub·cul·tur·al·ly \-ē\play adverb




2

subculture

transitive verb sub·cul·ture

Medical Definition of subculture

subculturedsubcultur·ing

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





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