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Broth

Broth in the food industry, a thin liquid which is made by boiling meat or vegetables or bones and is used in preparing... Read More

Inoculum

Inoculum Definition Inoculation is a term often heard in microbiology, one of the branches of biology that deals with the... Read More

Biogenesis

Biogenesis Definition Biogenesis refers to the idea or the process whereby a living thing comes from another living thing,... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Cultivated yeast

Definition noun, plural: cultivated yeasts Yeast that is grown in cultures for specific purposes such as bread making,... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Juice

Juice The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit,... Read More

Brood

Brood 1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chicken. As a hen doth gather her brood under her... Read More

Paste

paste 1. A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough, as... Read More

Axenic culture

Definition noun A microbial culture that contains only one species, variety, or strain of... Read More

Densitometer

Densitometer 1. An instrument for measuring the density of a fluid. Synonym: densimeter. 2. An instrument for measuring, by... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Pasteur effect

Definition noun The inhibiting effect of oxygen on the fermentation process. Supplement The effect was discovered in 1857 by... Read More

Aerotolerant

Aerotolerant Definition The term "aerotolerant" pertains to an organism that does not require oxygen for growth but can... Read More

Gram staining

Definition noun A staining method performed to determine whether a bacterial species is gram-positive (i.e. violet stain) or... Read More