gnotobiote(redirected from Gnotobiotic animal)
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An individual organism from a group assembled from pure isolates (gnotobiota).
gnotobiote/gno·to·bi·ote/ (-bi´ōt) a specially reared laboratory animal whose microflora and microfauna are specifically known in their entirety.gnotobiot´ic
a specially reared animal whose microflora and microfauna are known in complete detail. Gnoto is a Greek word for known, and biota is lifeforms, in this case microorganisms. See also gnotobiotic animal.