histoculture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

histo- +‎ culture

Noun[edit]

histoculture (countable and uncountable, plural histocultures)

  1. tissue culture
    • 2015 July 15, “Cytomegalovirus Infection Triggers the Secretion of the PPARγ Agonists 15-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid (15-HETE) and 13-Hydroxyoctadecadienoic Acid (13-HODE) in Human Cytotrophoblasts and Placental Cultures”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132627:
      Placenta samples were used only for histoculture, as described in the present article.

Verb[edit]

histoculture (third-person singular simple present histocultures, present participle histoculturing, simple past and past participle histocultured)

  1. To propagate tissue using tissue culture.