Medical Dictionary


noun pel·li·cle \ˈpel-i-kəl\

Definition of PELLICLE

:  a thin skin or film: as a :  an outer membrane of some protozoans (as euglenoids or paramecia) b :  a bacterial growth in the form of a sheet on the surface of a liquid medium c :  a thin layer of salivary glycoproteins coating the surface of the teeth
March 30, 2015
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