Definition of Biofilms

1. Noun. (plural of biofilm) ¹



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Definition of Biofilms

1. biofilm [n] - See also: biofilm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biofilms

bioethicists
bioethics
biofabric
biofabrics
biofact
biofactor
biofactors
biofacts
biofeedback
biofeedbacks
biofertilizer
biofertilizers
biofilament
biofilaments
biofilm
biofilms (current term)
biofilter
biofilters
biofiltration
biofix
biofixes
bioflavinoid
bioflavonoid
bioflavonoids
biofluid
biofluidic
biofluids
bioform
bioforms
biofortification

Literary usage of Biofilms

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1. Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks by National Academies Press, National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"biofilms can be a reservoir for opportunistic pathogens. ... biofilms also provide protection of pathogens (including some primary pathogens) including ..."

2. Control of Biofilm Growth in Drinking Water Distribution Systems by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Growths of bacteria on pipe walls, called biofilms, also can provide a haven for ... It is likely that biofilms exist in all distribution system pipelines, ..."

3. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Some bacteria grow in biofilms that cannot be easily penetrated by ... Some examples of bacteria growing in biofilms are the plaque that causes tooth decay, ..."

4. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"Most of the oral microbiota are organized in complex multispecies biofilms attached to hard and soft surfaces of teeth and oral tissues. ..."

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