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  • noun

Synonyms for agar

any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent

a colloidal extract of algae


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The statement underscored that Agar was put under anaesthesia without making preliminary tests, saying the surgeon refused to perform the delicate operation without making the necessary medical investigations.
Agar, who was coach of France at the 2013 World Cup, said: "I spoke with the board of directors a number of weeks ago outlining the reasons why I had decided to look for another job within the game at the end of the season and therefore requested a release from the remaining two years of my contract.
Routine laboratory protocol for HVS analysis consisted of inoculation onto blood agar and Chocolate/Thayer Martin agar, with a wet prep for Trichomonas vaginalis and a Gram stain.
However, Agar started helping herself to a bank card and on 14 occasions made significant withdrawals.
But yesterday Agar made a strange and beautiful thing happen in Nottingham.
A delighted Agar said: "It's been a great day, it's probably the best day so far in my life.
Shell-shocked England appeared to run out of ideas, holding back Broad - passed fit to bowl at start of play, despite the shoulder injury he suffered on Wednesday night - for almost two-and-a-half hours as Agar and Hughes extended the morning session by 30 minutes.
Agar said: "They never said a word about it, they just got on with the game.
Agar smashed nine boundaries and two sixes from 68 balls, while Hughes played the steadier role in accumulating eight fours in 105 deliveries.
COACH of the year tip Richard Agar insists any accolades should be spread across the entire Wakefield staff, as the Wildcats aim to continue their stunning run against Widnes.
SUPER LEAGUE Huddersfield 20 Hull FC 10 HUDDERSFIELD coach Nathan Brown backed under-fire opposite number Richard Agar after the Giants snuffed out Hull's revival to secure a hard-fought 20-10 win.
Agar held responsible the Ministry of Commerce and conveyed his contention that Commerce Ministry, since 2009 till date, has not acquired new signatures of Pak-China FTA, while the Pak importers are facing its consequences in the form of losses which has also increased the cost of doing business.
Gelation of agar involves conversion from a fluctuating disordered coil conformation in solution to a rigid ordered structure (co-axial double helix) which forms the junction zones of the gel network, thus giving the peculiar viscoelastic character to the solid emulsion-continuous phase (Piazza & Benedetii, 2010).
David Agar, aged 66, from Moseley, believed that Birmingham law firm Challinors Solicitors did not consider his wishes not to be retired from his role within the personal injury team as he approached his 65th birthday and should have kept him on.