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(English) Pertaining to the study or maintenance of an organism or groups of organisms away from the place where they naturally occur. Commonly associated with collections of plants and animals in storage facilities, botanic gardens or zoos. (See also: ex-situ conservation, cryopreservation)
(French) Se rapport à l'étude ou l'entretien d'un organisme ou groupes des organismes loin de la place où ils se produisent naturellement. Communément associé avec des collections des plantes et des animaux dans les installations du stockage, les jardins botaniques ou les zoos. (See also: ex-situ conservation, cryopreservation)
(Portuguese) Estudo ou manutenção de um organismo ou grupo de organismos fora do seu habitat natural. (See also: ex-situ conservation, cryopreservation)

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