biobank

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ bank

Noun[edit]

biobank ‎(plural biobanks)

  1. (biology) Any of several types of repository of biological material (e.g. seeds) or information (e.g. DNA).

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Verb[edit]

biobank ‎(third-person singular simple present biobanks, present participle biobanking, simple past and past participle biobanked)

  1. (biology, transitive) To store (biological material) in a biobank.