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fer·ment·er

(fĕr-ment'er),
A large container used in cultures of microorganisms.

fermenter

(fər-mĕn′tər)
n.
1. An organism that causes fermentation.
2. also fermentor An apparatus that maintains optimal conditions for the growth of microorganisms, used in large-scale fermentation and in the commercial production of antibiotics and hormones.

fermenter

see BIOREACTOR.
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