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tissue culture

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  1. the technique of cultivating living tissue in a prepared medium outside the body.
  2. the tissue so cultivated.

Origin of tissue culture

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for tissue culture

tissue culture

  1. the growth of small pieces of animal or plant tissue in a sterile controlled medium
  2. the tissue produced as a result of this process
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tissue culture in Medicine

tissue culture

  1. The technique or process of keeping tissue viable in a culture medium.
  2. A culture of tissue grown by this technique or process.
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