HyperDic: agar

English > 2 senses of the word agar:
NOUNsubstanceagar, nutrient agarany culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
substanceagar, agar-agara colloidal extract of algae
agar > pronunciation
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English > agar: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
Synonymnutrient agar
Narrowerblood agarA culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrient
Broaderculture medium, medium(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid / liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
Substancesagar, agar-agarA colloidal extract of algae
Spanishagar-agar
Catalanagar-agar, agar
English > agar: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods.
Synonymagar-agar
BroadergumAny of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants
Substance ofagar, nutrient agarAny culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
Spanishagar-agar, agar
Catalanagar-agar, agar

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