Czapek-Dox medium

noun

Cza·​pek-Dox medium
¦chä(ˌ)pek¦däks-
variants or Czapek medium
: a culture medium for various fungi consisting essentially of a balanced and buffered mixture of inorganic salts, a sugar, and water and being used (1) as a solution or (2) with added agar as a solid

called also respectively 1Czapek solution, Czapek-Dox solution, 2Czapek agar

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Word History

Etymology

after Friedrich Czapek †1921 Czech botanist & Arthur W. Dox †1954 American chemist

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“Czapek-Dox medium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Czapek-Dox%20medium. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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