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flora

noun flo·ra \ˈflōr-ə, ˈflr-\
plural floras also flo·rae \ˈflō(ə)r-ˌē, ˈfl(ə)r-, -ˌī\

Medical Definition of FLORA

1
:  plant life; especially :  the plants characteristic of a region, period, or special environment <fossil flora>—compare fauna
2
:  the microorganisms (as bacteria or fungi) living in or on the body <the beneficial flora of the intestine> <potentially harmful skin flora>
flo·ral \ˈflōr-əl, ˈflr-\ adjective
April 27, 2015
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