Czapek–Dox medium

noun Cza·pek–Dox medium \¦chä(ˌ)pek¦däks-\
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Czapek medium

Definition of Czapek–Dox medium

  1. :  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 Czapek solution, Czapek-Dox solution, (2) Czapek agar

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Origin and Etymology of czapek–dox medium

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


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