logarithmic phase

logarithmic phase
log·a·rith·mic phase .läg-ə-'rith-mik-, .lȯg- n LOG PHASE

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the stage in the growth of a bacterial culture when a plot of the logarithm of the number of cells against time gives a straight-upward line. Called also exponential p.

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