Meaning of vivarium

vi•var•i•um

Pronunciation: (vī-vâr'ē-um, vi-), [key]
— pl. -var•i•ums, -var•i•a
  1. a place, such as a laboratory, where live animals or plants are kept under conditions simulating their natural environment, as for research.
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