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pure culture

noun
1.
the growth of only one microorganism in a culture.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for pure-culture

pure culture

noun
1.
(bacteriol) a culture containing a single species of microorganism
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pure-culture in Medicine

pure culture n.
A culture consisting of the descendants of a single cell.

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