Stab culture
Stab culture Stab culture (Bacteriol.) A culture made by inoculating a solid medium, as gelatin, with the puncture of a needle or wire; -- called also {stab}. The growths are usually of characteristic form. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • stab — culture Stab culture (Bacteriol.) A culture made by inoculating a solid medium, as gelatin, with the puncture of a needle or wire; called also {stab}. The growths are usually of characteristic form. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Culture — A culture is the propagation of microorganisms in a growth media. Any body tissue or fluid can be evaluated in the laboratory by culture techniques in order to detect and identify infectious processes. Culture techniques also be used to determine …   Medical dictionary

  • stab — To pierce with a pointed instrument, as a knife or dagger. [Gael. stob] * * * stabilization; stab neutrophil * * * stab stab n 1) a wound produced by a pointed object or weapon 2 a) a culture medium solidified in an upright column in a tube to… …   Medical dictionary

  • culture — 1) n. a population of microorganisms, usually bacteria, grown in a solid or liquid laboratory medium (culture medium), which is usually agar, broth, or gelatin. A pure culture consists of a single bacterial species. A stab culture is a bacterial… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Culture — Cul ture (k?l t?r; 135), n. [F. culture, L. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Colony}.] 1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Culture fluid — Culture Cul ture (k?l t?r; 135), n. [F. culture, L. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Colony}.] 1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Culture medium — Culture Cul ture (k?l t?r; 135), n. [F. culture, L. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Colony}.] 1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stab-in-the-back legend — An illustration from an 1919 Austrian postcard showing a caricatured Jew stabbing the German Army in the back with a dagger. The capitulation was blamed upon the unpatriotic populace, the Socialists, Bolsheviks, the Weimar Republic, and… …   Wikipedia

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