biobank

/ (ˈbaɪəʊˌbæŋk) /

noun

any large store of human biological samples for research into the genetic and environmental causes of disease

Nearby words

  1. bioarchaeology,
  2. bioassay,
  3. bioastronautics,
  4. bioautography,
  5. bioavailability,
  6. biobehavioral,
  7. biobehavioral science,
  8. biobibliography,
  9. biobutanol,
  10. biocatalyst

Word Origin for biobank

C20: from bio- + bank 1

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