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biofilm

noun bio·film \-ˈfilm\

Definition of BIOFILM

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

1981
Medical Dictionary

biofilm

noun bio·film \ˈbī-ō-ˌfilm\

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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