cocultivation

noun co·cul·ti·va·tion \ ˌkō-ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən \
variants: or co-cultivation
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of cocultivation

:cultivation of two types of cells or tissue in the same medium
  • cocultivation of unrelated bacterial strains

cocultivate

play \ˌkō-ˈkəl-tə-ˌvāt\ or co-cultivate transitive verb, cocultivated or co-cultivated; cocultivating or co-cultivating
    • a tumor cell line cocultivated with activated macrophages

First Known Use of cocultivation

1966


Medical Dictionary

cocultivation

noun co·cul·ti·va·tion \ ˌkō-ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən \

medical Definition of cocultivation

:cultivation of two types of cell or tissue in the same medium

cocultivate

play \-ˈkəl-tə-ˌvāt\ transitive verb cocultivated; cocultivating

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