phytotron

noun
phy·​to·​tron | \ ˈfītə‧ˌträn \
plural -s

Definition of phytotron

: a laboratory with facilities for growing plants under various combinations of strictly controlled environmental conditions

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First Known Use of phytotron

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phytotron

phyt- + -tron

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“Phytotron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytotron. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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