pellicle


pel·li·cle

noun \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

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