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(vī-var'ē-ŭm, -ă),
Quarters in which animals are housed, particularly animals used in medical research.
[L. vivarius, pertaining to living creatures]
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But the Vivaria Project is not as absurd as it sounds.
In acceptable trade standards, the percent relative humidity in vivaria is specifically detailed.
Highly valued as food, they are caught by traditional means such as lobster pots, and are kept alive in vivaria, submerged cages, or aquaria until cooking.
Our lakes, and some of our rivers, are really a natural vivaria, or according to our Halfbreeds -- "they are the storehouses of the good God.
So, too, the citing of non-domestic birds in YT I 10 brings lengthy comment on animal parks and vivaria (p.