cell culture

n.

The maintenance or growth of dispersed cells in a medium after removal from the body.
A culture of such cells.

Nearby words

  1. cystathionine gamma-synthase,
  2. cystathioninuria,
  3. cystectasia,
  4. cystectomy,
  5. cysteic acid,
  6. cysti-,
  7. cystic,
  8. cystic acne,
  9. cystic artery,
  10. cystic disease of breast


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