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gnotobiotic

[noh-toh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌnoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
(of germfree animals) inoculated with microorganisms of a given type.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; gnotobiote + -ic
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gnotobiotic in Medicine

gnotobiotic gno·to·bi·ot·ic (nō'tō-bī-ŏt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to gnotobiology.

  2. Free of germs or associated only with known or specified germs.

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