vivarium

noun vi·var·i·um \ vī-ˈver-ē-əm \

Definition of vivarium

plural -ia play \vī-ˈver-ē-ə\ or vivariums
:a terrarium used especially for small animals

Origin and Etymology of vivarium

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


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vivarium

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

medical Definition of vivarium

plural -ia play \-ē-ə\ or vivariums
:an enclosure for keeping or raising and observing animals especially for laboratory research

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