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gnotobiote

[noh-toh-bahy-oht]
noun
  1. a gnotobiotic animal.
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Origin of gnotobiote

< Greek gnōt(ós) known + -o- + -biote, back formation from biotic
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gnotobiote in Medicine

gnotobiote

(nō′tō-bīōt′)
n.
  1. A germ-free animal infected with one or more microorganisms in order to study the microorganism in a controlled situation.
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