microflora


mi·cro·flo·ra

noun \ˌmī-krə-ˈflr-ə\

Definition of MICROFLORA

1
:  microscopic flora
2
:  a small or strictly localized flora (as of a microenvironment)
mi·cro·flo·ral \-əl\ adjective

Origin of MICROFLORA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1904

mi·cro·flo·ra

noun \ˌmī-krə-ˈflōr-ə, -ˈflr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROFLORA

1
: a small or strictly localized flora (as of a microenvironment) <intestinal microflora>
2
: microscopic flora—compare macroflora
mi·cro·flo·ral \-əl\ adjective

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