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A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Miquel Porta

1. In microbiology, the growth of an organism in or on a nutrient medium.

2. A set of beliefs; values; intellectual, artistic, and religious characteristics; customs, etc., common to and characteristic of a community, group, or nation. Health-related characteristics influenced by culture include diet, physical activity, violence, acceptable gender roles and occupations, and much health-related behavior....


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