bioreactor

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bio- +‎ reactor

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bioreactor (plural bioreactors)

  1. (biochemistry) A fermentation vat, containing microorganisms or biochemically active substances, used for waste recycling or for making drugs.
    • 2011, C. P. Leslie Grady, Jr., ‎Glen T. Daigger, ‎Nancy G. Love, Biological Wastewater Treatment, Third Edition (page 189)
      First, there will be little reaction in the settler so that the concentrations of soluble constituents in the recycle stream are the same as those in the bioreactor.

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