[ noh-toh-bahy-ot-ik ]
/ ˌnoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk /
(of germfree animals) inoculated with microorganisms of a given type.
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Medical definitions for gnotobiotic
[ nō′tō-bī-ŏt′ĭk ]
Of or relating to gnotobiology.
Free of germs or associated only with known or specified germs.
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