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lid lifter 

MICROBIOLOGY

A term of art referring to the exuberant growth of Rhizopus spp and Zygomyces spp on SABHI culture media, in which high fibrous colonies rapidly fill the entire petri dish and seemingly lift off the lid. 

Reference cmr.asm.org/cgi/content/full/13/2/236/F4

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