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pellicle

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noun pel·li·cle \ˈpel-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of pellicle

  1. :  a thin skin or film: asa:  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 mediumc:  a thin layer of salivary glycoproteins coating the surface of the teeth




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