biotron

[ bahy-uh-tron ]
/ ˈbaɪ əˌtrɒn /

noun Biology.

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

Nearby words

  1. biotite,
  2. biotope,
  3. biotoxicology,
  4. biotoxin,
  5. biotransformation,
  6. biotroph,
  7. bioturbation,
  8. biotype,
  9. biovar,
  10. biovular

Origin of biotron

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

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