- The propagation of microorganisms on or in media of various kinds.
- A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
- The propagation of mammalian cells, cell culture.
- A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics, and customs common to a community or nation.
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.