A closed-system culture of microorganisms that need specific nutrient types, temperature, pressure, aeration, and other environmental conditions, where only a few generations are allowed to grow before all nutrients are used up. Batch culture is the opposite of continuous culture.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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