microculture

noun
mi·​cro·​cul·​ture | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce microculture (audio) \

Definition of microculture

1 : a microscopic culture of cells or organisms
2 : the culture of a small group of human beings with limited perspective

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Other Words from microculture

microcultural \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˈkəlch-​rəl How to pronounce microculture (audio) , -​ˈkəl-​chə-​ \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web This year, monoculture floundered, but microculture flourished. Jason Kehe, Wired, 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of microculture

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of microculture was in 1893

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“Microculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microculture. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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microculture

noun
mi·​cro·​cul·​ture | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce microculture (audio) \

Medical Definition of microculture

: a microscopic culture of cells or organisms a microculture of lymphocytes

Other Words from microculture

microcultural \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˈkəlch-​(ə-​)rəl How to pronounce microculture (audio) \ adjective

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