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che·mo·stat

(kē'mō-stat),
A fermenter for microbial growth in which the ratio of growth to synthesis of secondary products is controlled by the rate at which new medium is added to the culture.

chemostat

[kē′məstat′]
a device that assures a steady rate of cell division in bacterial populations by maintaining a constant environment.

chemostat

a growth chamber designed to allow input of nutrients and output of cells on a controlled basis.

chemostat

a vessel that provides constant growth conditions for bacteria.