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biotron

[ bahy-uh-tron ]
/ ˈbaɪ əˌtrɒn /
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noun Biology.

a controlled laboratory environment designed to provide uniform experimental conditions with the aim of producing uniform organisms for use in experiments.

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Origin of biotron

First recorded in 1970–75; bio- + -tron
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