Vivaria

vivarium

[vahy-vair-ee-uhm, vi-]
noun, plural vivariums, vivaria [vahy-vair-ee-uh, vi-] .
a place, such as a laboratory, where live animals or plants are kept under conditions simulating their natural environment, as for research.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin vīvārium, equivalent to vīv(us) living (see vital) + -ārium -ary

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vivarium (vaɪˈvɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -iums, -ia
a place where live animals are kept under natural conditions for study, research, etc
 
[C16: from Latin: enclosure where live fish or game are kept, from vīvus alive]

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