organ culture

n.

The maintenance or growth of tissues, organ primordia, or the parts or whole of an organ in vitro in such a way as to allow differentiation or preservation of the architecture or function.
A culture of such tissue or such an organ.

Nearby words

  1. orff, carl,
  2. orfray,
  3. org,
  4. org.,
  5. organ,
  6. organ grinder,
  7. organ of corti,
  8. organ pipe,
  9. organ screen,
  10. organ whistle


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