subculture 1. Cultures derived from other larger cultures. 2. Groups within a host culture marked by behavior deviating from the cultural norms; such as, the punk groups, hippies, or youth gangs found in modern Western cultures. 3. Microculture; organisms or living matter on a microscopic scale.
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[biology] In Biology a subculture is a new cell or microbiological culture made by transferring some or all cells from a previous culture to fresh growth medium. This action is called subculturing or passaging the cells. Subculture is used to prolong the life and/or expand the number of cell...
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In sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people with a culture (whether distinct or hidden) which differentiates them from the larger culture to which they belong. == Definition == As early as 1950, David Riesman distinguished between a majority, "which passively ...
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The segments within a culture that share distinguishing meanings, values, and patterns of behavior that differ from those of the overall culture. These subcultures are important to recognize in library communities that may serve a disproportionate number, whose information needs may be nontraditiona...
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A social group exhibiting a lifestyle sufficiently different to distinguish itself from others within the larger culture.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sŭb-kŭl′chūr Definitions: 1. A culture made by transferring to a fresh medium microorganisms from a previous culture; a method used to prolong the life of a particular strain where there is a tendency to degeneration in older cultures. 2. To make a fres...
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1) Division of society 2) Hip-hop, e.g. 3) Social group
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