vivarium


vi·var·i·um

noun \vī-ˈver-ē-əm\
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ or vi·var·i·ums

Definition of VIVARIUM

:  a terrarium used especially for small animals

Origin of VIVARIUM

Latin, park, preserve, from vivus alive — more at quick
First Known Use: 1853

vi·var·i·um

noun \vī-ˈvar-ē-əm, -ˈver-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ or vi·var·i·ums

Medical Definition of VIVARIUM

: an enclosure for keeping or raising and observing animals especially for laboratory research

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