Definition of microbiome
- Your body is home to about 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes, collectively known as your microbiome.
- —Carl Zimmer
- … what's arguably become the hottest area of medicine: microbiome research, an emerging field that's investigating how the bacteria that live in and on our bodies affect our health.
- —Sunny Sea Gold
- They form one community among the many that make up the human microbiome: the full genetic complement of bacteria and other organisms at home on your skin, gums, and teeth, in your genital tract, and especially in your gut.
- —Nathan Wolfe