Then he sows his selected grain, which is merely a pure culture, and by the rapid growth of this, other forms are held in check.
In this way a 'pure culture' of each species present in the original mixture can be obtained.
It must be recovered from such animals in pure culture and this culture likewise reproduce the disease.
We had almost a pure culture of hummingbirds to watch and vainly to attempt to study, for more elusive creatures do not exist.
From the softened parts Mr. Somerville Hastings succeeded in obtaining staphylococcus pyogenes aureus in pure culture.
As has been stated, the thorough study of a bacterium depends on first getting it in pure culture.
The simplest case is that in which only one variety of bacterium is present, and a "pure culture" may then be obtained at once.
The organism must, when obtained in pure culture, reproduce the disease in susceptible animals.
Some remarkable results have been obtained by the use of pure culture spawn.
It was assumed that each separate speck contained a pure culture.
pure culture n.
A culture consisting of the descendants of a single cell.