Petri dish


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Petri dish

a shallow circular flat-bottomed dish, often with a fitting cover, used in laboratories, esp for producing cultures of microorganisms

petri dish

[′pē·trē ‚dish]
(microbiology)
A shallow glass or plastic dish with a loosely fitting overlapping cover used for bacterial plate cultures and plant and animal tissue cultures.
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the formation of heart-shaped embryos was reported 10-11 days after microspore isolation-whereas embryos in the cotyledon stage were observed 18-20 days later, and embryos at the heart, torpedo-and cotyledon stage embryos were observed in each Petri dish at 25-30 days.
The limited space of the 1800 MHz setup allows for cell containers of small sizes, such as the 35 mm Petri dish or small culture plates.
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Using an eye dropper, the scientists added some of this syrupy black stuff to the petri dish.
Particles of light, called photons, bounce off of the colony, and the pattern of scattered light is projected onto a screen behind the petri dish.
Laboratory techniques used to detect, identify, and characterize microorganisms have moved from Petri dish and viral culture to real-time polymerase chain reaction and genome sequencing.
Using a silicon chip-embedded petri dish, the new system can process about 1,000 floating cells in 30 minutes.
STUDENT scientists have turned bugs in a Petri dish into a "living camera" which can produce pictures, it was revealed today.
Holmes dedicates one chapter, aptly titled "The View from the Petri Dish," to explain the anthrax development process, from animal disease to human disease, along with diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
farms, thousands of cows crowd into hot and dirty stables, a petri dish of potential cattle disease.