microculture

noun
mi·cro·cul·ture | \ˈmī-krō-ˌkəl-chər \

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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microcultural \ˌmī-krō-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə- \ adjective

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1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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microculture

noun
mi·cro·cul·ture | \ˈmī-krō-ˌkəl-chər \

Medical Definition of microculture 

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

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microcultural \ˌmī-krō-ˈkəlch-(ə-)rəl \ adjective

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