tissue culture

  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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