Definition of Fermenter

1. Noun. Any organism, such as a yeast, that causes fermentation ¹



2. Noun. A fermentor ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fermenter

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fermenter

1. In biotechnology, a fermenter is the container in which host cells containing recombinant DNA are grown. Ferments can vary in size from less than a liter for experimental systems to thousands of liters for commercial systems. The one constant is that they are closed tanks. (14 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fermenter

fermate
ferme
ferment
fermentability
fermentable
fermental
fermentation
fermentation Lactobacillus casei factor
fermentation alcohol
fermentation substrates
fermentations
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fermentative dyspepsia
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fermenter (current term)
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fermiology
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fermionic condensate

Literary usage of Fermenter

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1858)
"Joseph fermenter sonne of Rob* fermenter & of Leah his wife borne 20 : 10 ... Jn° fermenter sonne of Rob* fermenter & of Leah hi« wife borne 23 : 8 : 53. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"A closed iron fermenter of the latest type with a capacity of 4000 liters was brought ... The results obtained were in favor of the closed fermenter, viz., ..."

3. Technology and Innovation in the International Economy by Charles Cooper (1994)
"Celltech has developed large-scale fermentation facilities (currently a 1000-litre fermenter specially designed to produce monoclonal antibodies and other ..."

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