embryonated egg culture

embryonated egg culture

[′em·brē·ə‚nād·əd ′eg ‚kəl·chər]
(virology)
Embryonated hen's eggs inoculated with animal viruses for the purpose of identification, isolation, titration, or for quantity cultivation in the production of viral vaccines.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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