Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

tissue culture

the technique of cultivating living tissue in a prepared medium outside the body.
the tissue so cultivated.
Origin of tissue culture
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for tissue culture

tissue culture

the growth of small pieces of animal or plant tissue in a sterile controlled medium
the tissue produced as a result of this process
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
tissue culture in Medicine

tissue culture n.

  1. The technique or process of keeping tissue viable in a culture medium.

  2. A culture of tissue grown by this technique or process.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tissue culture

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tissue

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tissue culture