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cornmeal agar

 

Definition: a culture medium that is low in nutrients, used extensively in the study of yeastlike and filamentous fungi; it suppresses vegetative growth while stimulating sporulation of many species and is widely used for producing the distinctive chlamydospores of Candida albicans.

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