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Medical Term:

Lowenstein-Jensen culture medium

Pronunciation: lor'ven-stin yen'sen

Definition: primary mycobacterial recovery media composed of fresh whole eggs, defined salts, glycerol, potato flour, and malachite green (as an inhibitory agent).

Synonym(s): Lowenstein-Jensen medium

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