nutrient medium

nutrient medium
see nutrient culture under culture medium.

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  • Nutrient — Nu tri*ent, n. n. 1. Any substance which has nutritious qualities, i. e., which nourishes or promotes growth; a nutriment. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: (Microbiology) A substance added to the growth medium of a microorganism to promote growth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • medium — 1. A means; that through which an action is performed. 2. A substance through which impulses or impressions are transmitted. 3. SYN: culture m.. 4. The liquid holding a substance in solution or suspension. 5. Any of the substances in which a… …   Medical dictionary

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  • medium — /mee dee euhm/, n., pl. media / dee euh/ for 1 9, 11, mediums for 1 11, 14, adj. n. 1. a middle state or condition; mean. 2. something intermediate in nature or degree. 3. an intervening substance, as air, through which a force acts or an effect… …   Universalium

  • medium — I. noun (plural mediums or media) Etymology: Latin, from neuter of medius middle more at mid Date: 1593 1. a. something in a middle position b. a middle condition or degree ; mean 2. a means of effecting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • medium — Shorthand for culture medium or growth medium, the nutrient solution in which cells or organs are grown …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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