A repository of samples of biological material such as tissue, blood, or DNA, along with detailed information about the source of each sample, used for scientific research.
tr.v. bi·o·banked, bi·o·bank·ing, bi·o·banks
1. To supply (biological material) to a biobank.
2. To preserve (biological material) in a biobank.
the practice of creating large-scale repositories of human biological material (eg blood, urine, tissue samples, DNA, etc) designed to further medical research