Definition of biosatellite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈsadlˌīt/

Entry from US English dictionary


An artificial satellite that serves as an automated laboratory, conducting biological experiments on living organisms.
Example sentences
  • Immediately after the biosatellite was recovered, attempts were made to revive the primate but there was no response to remedial measures.
  • Since then a number of biosatellites have been flown into orbit, testing weightlessness in different types of plants and animals.
  • But biosatellites could be positioned in a variety of orbits, exposing them to various kinds and amounts of radiation.

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Syllabification: bi·o·sat·el·lite

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