MacConkey's agar

noun
Mac·​Con·​key's agar
variants: or MacConkey agar \ mə-​ˈkäŋ-​kē(z)-​ How to pronounce MacConkey agar (audio) \

Medical Definition of MacConkey's agar

: an agar culture medium containing bile salts and lactose that is used especially to isolate coliform bacteria

Learn More about MacConkey's agar

Share MacConkey's agar

Dictionary Entries near MacConkey's agar

MAC

Macaca

macaque

MacConkey's agar

Mace

macerate

macerated

Comments on MacConkey's agar

What made you want to look up MacConkey's agar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to a parable or parabola

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Green Quiz

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!