gnotobiote

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gnotobiote

[¦nō·dō′bī‚ōt]
(microbiology)
An individual (host) living in intimate association with another known species (microorganism).
The known microorganism living on a host.
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The design and construction of the isolators are similar to that of transparent flexible PVC isolators for gnotobiotic animals in biomedical research; the isolators were adapted both for in-patient and transport use (4-7).