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biofilm

biofilm

noun bio·film \-ˈfilm\

Definition of BIOFILM

:  a thin usually resistant layer of microorganisms (as bacteria) that form on and coat various surfaces

First Known Use of BIOFILM

1981

biofilm

noun bio·film \ˈbī-ō-ˌfilm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOFILM

:  a thin usually resistant layer of microorganisms (as bacteria) that form on and coat various surfaces (as of catheters or water pipes)

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