tissue culture

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of tissue culture

: the process or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside the organism; also : a culture of tissue (such as epithelium)

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1912

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tissue culture

noun

medical Definition of tissue culture

: the process or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside the organism; also : a culture of tissue (as epithelium)

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