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inoculum
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Collective term for microorganisms or their parts (spores, mycelial fragments, etc.) which are capable of infection or symbiosis when transferred to a host. Term is also used for the symbiotic or pathogenic microorganisms that are transferred for culture.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/837.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/837
Used For
propagules (microorganisms)
Broader Term
microorganisms
Narrower Term
inoculum density
Related Term
bacterial culture
fungal culture
in vitro culture
inoculation methods
microbial culture
pathogens
symbionts
virus culture
Spanish
inóculo
Term Number
837