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gnotobiote

[noh-toh-bahy-oht] /ˌnoʊ toʊˈbaɪ oʊt/
noun
1.
a gnotobiotic animal.
Origin
< Greek gnōt(ós) known + -o- + -biote, back formation from biotic
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gnotobiotes in Medicine

gnotobiote gno·to·bi·ote (nō'tō-bī'ōt')
n.
A germ-free animal infected with one or more microorganisms in order to study the microorganism in a controlled situation.

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