coculture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

co- +‎ culture

Noun[edit]

coculture (plural cocultures)

  1. (biology) A cell culture containing two different cell types
    The cocultures of HeLa cells and lymphocytes were incubated for 24 hours.

Verb[edit]

coculture (third-person singular simple present cocultures, present participle coculturing, simple past and past participle cocultured)

  1. (biology) To culture together, usually with another type of cell
    cells cocultured with macrophages