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stationary phase

 

Definition:

  1. the period in the course of growth of a bacterial culture during which the multiplication of the organisms becomes gradually less and the bacteria undergoing division are in equilibrium with those dying;
  2. referring to the usually solid, nonmobile component in partition chromatography.
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