minimum inoculum size

The critical volume of inoculum required to initiate culture growth, due to the diffusive loss of cell materials into the medium. The subsequent culture growth cycle is dependent on the inoculum size, which is determined by the volume of medium and size of the culture vessel.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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