stock culture

[ stŏk ]

n.

A culture of a microorganism maintained solely to keep it viable for subculture into fresh medium.

Nearby words

  1. stock car,
  2. stock certificate,
  3. stock character,
  4. stock clerk,
  5. stock company,
  6. stock dividend,
  7. stock dove,
  8. stock exchange,
  9. stock farm,
  10. stock footage


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