Medical Dictionary

zooglea

noun zo·o·glea
variants: or chiefly British

zoogloea

\ˌzō-ə-ˈglē-ə\play

Medical Definition of zooglea

plural

zoogleas

or

zoogleae

or chiefly British

zoogloeas

or

zoogloeae

\-ˈglē-ˌē\play
  1. :  a gelatinous or mucilaginous mass that is characteristic of the growth of various bacteria when growing in fluid media rich in organic material and is made up of the bodies of the bacteria embedded in a matrix of swollen confluent capsule substance

zoogleal

or chiefly British

zoogloeal

\-ˈglē-əl\play adjective

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