[ mahy-kroh-bahy-ohm ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈbaɪ oʊm /
the totality of microorganisms and their collective genetic material present in or on the human body or in another environment: The wide diversity of species that make up the microbiome is hard to fathom.
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Example sentences from the Web for microbiome
One of the most fascinating findings is that the microbiome influences body weight.