Definition of bioreactor in English:


Syllabification: bi·o·re·ac·tor
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōrēˈaktər


  • An apparatus in which a biological reaction or process is carried out, especially on an industrial scale.
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    • After about 48 hours, the researchers empty the bioreactors and process and freeze the yeasts for field tests.
    • A membrane bioreactor consists of some biological item or items in association with a membrane.
    • To get around this problem, the researchers turned to a system with two separate bioreactors, one to process the food scraps and the other to turn the resulting acids into plastics.

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