Definition of cultured in English:

cultured

Line breaks: cul|tured
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌltʃəd
 
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adjective

  • 2 Biology (Of tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) grown or propagated in an artificial medium: cultured tumour cells
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    • The samples tested, including cultured cells, tissue homogenates, and red blood cells, were divided into two aliquots.
    • The scientists also produced a continuously growing line of cultured embryonic germ cells.
    • To create the custom-made ligaments, the harvested cells are cultured in vitro in a specially designed bioreactor with a collagen or other suitable biodegradable matrix.
  • 3(Of a pearl) formed round a foreign body inserted into an oyster.
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    • Any such attempt will have implications to the tune of thousands of dollars considering the evolving trends in the global cultured pearl industry.
    • Reasons for the past decline include the effects of the pearl button industry of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the cultured pearl industry of the past 50 years.
    • Native mussel shells are used in the cultured pearl and jewelry industries.

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culturedness

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