Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 6 - Growth and Culturing of Bacteria - Self Quiz - Page 177: 13


(c) Defined

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Bacteriological media that are composed of ingredients whose exact chemical composition are known are called defined. Defined synthetic media consist of known quantities of specific nutrients, whereas complex media consist of nutrients of reasonably well-known composition that vary in composition from batch to batch.
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