from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Educated, polished, and refined; cultivated.
- adj. Produced under artificial and controlled conditions: cultured pearls.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Learned in the ways of civilized society; civilized; refined.
- adj. Artificially developed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of culture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Under culture; cultivated.
- adj. Characterized by mental and moral training; disciplined; refined; well-educated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having culture; refined.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by refinement in taste and manners
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Capecchi and Smithies had demonstrated that genes could be targeted by homologous recombination in cultured cells, and Evans had contributed the necessary vehicle to the mouse germ line – the ES-cells.
Smithies first used homologous recombination to correct a mutant HPRT gene in cultured ES cells .
Japanese researchers have built a miniature pump that's driven by living cells cultured from a rat's heart muscles.
Duplexes of 21-nucleotide RNAs mediate RNA interference in cultured mammalian cells.
It is now exploited not only in cultured cells but also in transgenic organisms.
ACOSTA: The word cultured will be coming back to us, John.
These ubiquitous probes have been extremely useful as reporters for gene expression studies in cultured cells and tissues, as well as living animals.
Jerking about in his chair, Kirk endeavored to assume what he hoped was an expression of cultured confidence the Klingons might not be able to see him, but the monitoring officers certainly could.
He also carried out one of his very few experiments using tissue culture, demonstrating that poliovirus would multiply in cultured human foetal intestinal and buccal tissues.
Wolfrom C, Chau NP, Maigné J, Lambert JC, Ducot B, et al. (2000) Evidence for deterministic chaos in aperiodic oscillations of proliferative activity in long-term cultured Fao hepatoma cells.