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Petri dish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPetri dishPe‧tri dish /ˈpiːtri dɪʃ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 a small clear dish with a cover which is used by scientists, especially for growing bacteria
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Petri dishPlace drops of the clear supernatant on to dental wax in a Petri dish as before.Chop with fine scissors ill a tilted glass Petri dish.Manipulate the oviducts in a plastic Petri dish or glass cavity block on the heated stage of a binocular directing microscope.Recover the eggs by inverting the mesh over a second Petri dish and passing fresh medium through it.Sin and shame are at the heart of this movie: bacilli fostered in the Petri dish of poverty and religious authoritarianism.
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