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Petri dishnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpet.riˌdɪʃ/  us   /ˈpiː.tri-/
a ​small, ​clear, round ​dish with a ​cover, used in ​scientifictestsespecially for ​growingbacteria
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Translations of “Petri dish”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于培养细菌的)皮氏培养皿…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於培養細菌的)皮氏培養皿…
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