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zoogloea

/ (ˌzəʊəˈɡliːə) /
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noun
a mass of bacteria adhering together by a jelly-like substance derived from their cell walls
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Derived forms of zoogloea

zoogloeal, adjective

Word Origin for zoogloea

C19: zoo- + New Latin gloea glue, from Greek gloia
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