vivarium

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noun vi·var·i·um \vī-ˈver-ē-əm\

Definition of vivarium

plural

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vivariums

  1. :  a terrarium used especially for small animals

Origin and Etymology of vivarium

Latin, park, preserve, from vivus alive — more at quick


First Known Use: 1853


Medical Dictionary

vivarium

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noun vi·var·i·um \vī-ˈvar-ē-əm, -ˈver-\

Medical Definition of vivarium

plural

vivaria

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vivariums

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


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