Skip to Content

gnotobiology

Pronunciation: no'to-bi-ol'o-je

Definition: The study of animals in the absence of contaminating microorganisms; of “germ-free” animals.

[G. gnotos, known, + bios, life, + logos, study]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide