tissue culture


tissue culture
Originally the maintenance and growth of pieces of explanted tissue (plant or animal) in culture away from the source organism. Now usually refers to the (much more frequently used) technique of cell culture, using cells dispersed from tissues, or distant descendants of such cells.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Tissue culture — is the growth of tissues and/or cells separate from the organism. This is typically facilitated via use of a liquid, semi solid, or solid growth media, such as broth or agar. Tissue culture commonly refers to the culture of animal cells and… …   Wikipedia

  • tissue culture — n the process or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside the organism also a culture of tissue (as epithelium) * * * the culture of living tissues, removed from the body, in a suitable medium supplied with nutrients and… …   Medical dictionary

  • tissue culture — 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

  • tissue culture — n. 1. the process or technique of growing tissue artificially in a special, sterile culture medium 2. the tissue thus grown …   English World dictionary

  • tissue culture — tissue culture. См. эксплантация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • tissue culture — 1. the technique of cultivating living tissue in a prepared medium outside the body. 2. the tissue so cultivated. [1920 25] * * * Biological research method in which tissue fragments (a cell, a population of cells, or all or part of an organ) are …   Universalium

  • tissue culture — noun a) the process or technique of propagating tissue (either cells or plants) in a culture medium b) the culture of tissue grown by this process See Also: plant tissue culture …   Wiktionary

  • tissue culture — audinių kultūra statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalo ląstelės, audiniai ar organai, auginami aseptinėmis sąlygomis maitinamosios terpės mėgintuvėlyje (in vitro). atitikmenys: angl. explantation; tissue culture rus. культура тканей;… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • tissue culture — noun : the act, process, or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside of the organism; also : a culture of tissue (as fibrous tissue or epithelium) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tissue culture — noun Date: 1912 the process or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside the organism; also a culture of tissue (as epithelium) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tissue culture — the culture of living tissues, removed from the body, in a suitable medium supplied with nutrients and oxygen. Tissue engineering, in which skin, cartilage, and other connective tissue cells are cultured on a fibronectin ‘mat’ to create new… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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