cocultivation

noun
co·​cul·​ti·​va·​tion | \ ˌkō-ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce cocultivation (audio) \
variants: or co-cultivation

Definition of cocultivation

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

Other Words from cocultivation

cocultivate \ ˌkō-​ˈkəl-​tə-​ˌvāt How to pronounce cocultivate (audio) \ 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Cocultivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocultivation. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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cocultivation

noun
co·​cul·​ti·​va·​tion | \ ˌkō-ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce cocultivation (audio) \

Medical Definition of cocultivation

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

Other Words from cocultivation

cocultivate \ -​ˈkəl-​tə-​ˌvāt How to pronounce cocultivate (audio) \ transitive verb cocultivated; cocultivating

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