MacConkey's agar

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

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“MacConkey's agar.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/MacConkey%27s%20agar. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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