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culture

n 1 a  :  the integrated pattern of human behavior that includes thought, speech, action, and artifacts and depends upon the human capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations  b  :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group  2 a  :  the act or process of growing living material (as bacteria or viruses) in prepared nutrient media  b  :  a product of cultivation in nutrient media cul*tur*al adj cul*tur*al*ly adv 
vtcul*tured  cul*tur*ing   1  :  to grow (as microorganisms or tissues) in a prepared medium  2  :  to start a culture from < soil>  : also  :  to make a culture of < milk>  .
 
 
 
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