Definition of pure culture in English:

pure culture

Syllabification: pure cul·ture

noun

Microbiology
A culture in which only one strain or clone is present.
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  • Here, Koch perfected the technique of growing pure cultures of germs using a mix of potatoes and gelatine.
  • Two-milliliter inoculates for the chemostats were prepared by mixing pure cultures in the appropriate proportions as determined by Klett readings.
  • In 1885, Duclaux and Arloing demonstrated that sunlight had a direct killing effect on pure cultures of Tyrothrix scaber and Bacillus anthracis, respectively.

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