gnotobiotics

World English Dictionary
gnotobiotics (ˌnəʊtəʊbaɪˈɒtɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the study of organisms living in germ-free conditions or when inoculated with known microorganisms
 
[C20: from Greek, from gnōtos, from gignōskein to know + bios known life]
 
gnotobi'otic
 
adj
 
gnotobi'otically
 
adv

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gnotobiotics gno·to·bi·ot·ics (nō'tō-bī-ŏt'ĭks)
n.
Gnotobiology.

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