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[L. cultura, cultivation, care]
1. In the biological sciences, the propagation of microorganisms or of living tissue cells in special media that are conducive to their growth.
2. Shared human artifacts, attitudes, beliefs, customs, entertainment, ideas, language, laws, learning, and moral conduct.
cultural (kŭl′chŭ-răl), adj.
culturally (kŭl′chŭ-ră-lē ), adv.