Definition of phytotron in US English:

phytotron

noun

  • A laboratory where plants can be maintained and studied under a wide range of controlled conditions.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Plant Physiology. From phyto- + -tron, after cyclotron.

Pronunciation

phytotron

/ˈfʌɪtə(ʊ)trɒn/