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An apparatus, such as a fermentation chamber, for growing organisms such as bacteria or yeast that are used in the biotechnological production of substances such as pharmaceuticals, antibodies, or vaccines, or for the bioconversion of organic waste.
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(Biology) a machine for growing organisms
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bi•o•re•ac•tor(ˌbaɪ oʊ riˈæk tər)
a fermentation vat for the production of living organisms, as bacteria or yeast.
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