the technique of cultivating living tissue in a prepared medium outside the body.
the tissue so cultivated.
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Origin of tissue culture
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby tissue culture
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British Dictionary definitions for 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
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Medical definitions for tissue culture
The technique or process of keeping tissue viable in a culture medium.
A culture of tissue grown by this technique or process.
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