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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Of, relating to, living in, or being a controlled environment containing one or a few kinds of organisms.

Usage examples (8)
  • During quality assessment, 233 references were excluded because they failed to report design features that limit the introduction of bias or were conducted in a non-target...
  • Gordon JI (2006) A humanized gnotobiotic mouse model of host-archaeal-bacterial mutualism.
  • This research involved several different experiments, all of which used 'gnotobiotic mice'.
  • To make the mouse model, the researchers put microbes from human faecal matter into the guts of gnotobiotic mice to establish a human-like gut colony. for more
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