Meaning of bioreactor


Pronunciation: (bī"ō-rē-ak'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a fermentation vat for the production of living organisms, as bacteria or yeast, used in industrial processes such as waste recycling or in the manufacture of drugs or other products.
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