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microflora

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noun mi·cro·flo·ra \ˌmī-krə-ˈflȯr-ə\

Definition of microflora

  1. 1 :  microscopic flora

  2. 2 :  a small or strictly localized flora (as of a microenvironment)

microfloral play \-əl\ adjective


Origin of microflora

New Latin


First Known Use: 1904


Medical Dictionary

microflora

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noun mi·cro·flo·ra \ˌmī-krə-ˈflōr-ə, -ˈflȯr-\

Medical Definition of microflora

  1. 1:  a small or strictly localized flora (as of a microenvironment) <intestinal microflora>

  2. 2:  microscopic flora—compare macroflora

microfloral \-əl\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "microflora"


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