Biobank definition

ō-băngk′
A repository of samples of biological material such as tissue, blood, or DNA, along with detailed information about the source of each sample, used for scientific research.
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To supply biological material to a biobank.
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To preserve biological material in a biobank.
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(biology) Any of several types of repository of biological material (e.g. seeds) or information (e.g. DNA)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
biobank
Plural:
biobanks

Origin of biobank

  • bio- +‎ bank

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