Pronunciation: me'de-yum, -a
- A means; that through or by which an action is performed.
- A substance through which impulses or impressions are transmitted.
- The liquid holding a substance in solution or suspension.
- Any of the substances in which a chromatographic or electrophoretic separation is effected.
Synonym(s): culture medium
[L. neuter of medius, middle]
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