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Synonyms for culture

the total product of human creativity and intellect

enlightenment and excellent taste resulting from intellectual development

to prepare (soil) for the planting and raising of crops

Synonyms for culture

the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

a highly developed state of perfection

the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

grow in a special preparation

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Many case reports show the value of obtaining anaerobic culture of the peritoneal fluid when treatment-resistant peritonitis exists.
Additional microbiological workup was ordered on wound specimens collected using sterile swabs and anaerobic culturettes for both aerobic and anaerobic cultures, along with acid fast stains and cultures.
Postoperative aerobic and anaerobic cultures were negative and she clinically was doing well.
coli, yeast, both aerobic and anaerobic cultures, other bacterial fungi, algae, and insect cell cultures.
Owing to improvements in our ability to obtain and preserve anaerobic cultures, an increasing number of anaerobic bacteria have been isolated from PTA cultures, including Bacteroides fragilis and Bacteroides melaninogenicus, a common oral anaerobe.
The tech assigned to old aerobic/anaerobic cultures found it particularly difficult meeting her early morning deadline, even though anaerobic cultures could be read later in the morning.
The recovery of this unusual organism highlights the importance of requesting anaerobic cultures of biopsy specimens.
The aspirate was evaluated by Gram's stain, aerobic and anaerobic cultures, and Warthin-Starry silver staining (figure 3).
The laboratory had taken every possible precaution, and my research even revealed that the anaerobic cultures were processed in a different incubator--not the malfunctioning one.
Anaerobic cultures should be obtained in cases of meningitis associated with chronic otitis and/or mastoiditis, chronic sinusitis, and pharyngeal suppuration.
6) Given that the anterior ethmoid labyrinth was open to the nasal cavity following surgery, anaerobic cultures were not obtained.