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Viable cell count

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Definition

noun

A measure of the number of cells that are viable (i.e. alive and capable of growth) in a given area or volume.


Supplement

Viable cell count can be determined by the total cell count minus the count of nonviable or dead cells. One use of viable cell count is to estimate cytotoxicity.


See also: Plaque assay