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microflora

[ mahy-kroh-flawr-uh, -flohr-uh ]
/ 藢ma瑟 kro蕣藞fl蓴r 蓹, -藞flo蕣r 蓹 /
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noun, plural mi路cro路flo路ras, mi路cro路flo路rae [mahy-kroh-flawr-ee, -flohr-ee]. /藢ma瑟 kro蕣藞fl蓴r i, -藞flo蕣r i/. (used with a singular or plural verb)
Biology. microscopic plants.
Ecology. the flora of a microhabitat.
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Origin of microflora

First recorded in 1900鈥05; micro- + flora

OTHER WORDS FROM microflora

mi路cro路flo路ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for microflora

microflora
/ (藞ma瑟kr蓹蕣藢fl蓴藧r蓹) /

noun
the community of microorganisms, including algae, fungi, and bacteria that live in or on another living organism or in a particular habitat
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