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fermentater, fermentator (s) (noun); fermentaters, fermentators
1. An apparatus that maintains the ideal conditions for growing of microorganisms: Fermentaters are used in large-scale fermentation and in the commercial production of antibiotics and hormones.
3. An organism that causes chemical changes in certain foods: Bacteria, molds, and yeasts are the principal fermentaters in the decomposition of complex substances.
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