'agar' can also refer to...

Agar Brugiavini

agar plate count

agar-diffusion method


Augustus Willington Shelton Agar (1890—1968) naval officer

Charles Agar (1736—1809) Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin

Charles D'Agar (1669—1723) portrait painter

DNA-agar technique

Eileen Agar (1899—1991) artist

EMB agar

George James Welbore Agar Ellis (1797—1833) politician and patron of art

Herbert Agar (1897—1980)

MacConkey's agar

Thomas Agar Holland (1803—1888) Church of England clergyman and poet


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Science and Mathematics
  • Medicine and Health


Quick Reference

n. an extract of certain seaweeds that forms a gel suitable for the solidification of liquid bacteriological culture media. Blood agar is nutrient agar containing 5–10% horse blood, used for the cultivation of certain bacteria or for detecting haemolytic (blood-destroying) activity.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »