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See also: Mycoderma



myco- +‎ -derma


mycoderma (plural mycodermas or mycodermata)

  1. (biology) One of the forms in which bacteria group themselves; a layer of motionless but living bacteria united on the surface of the fluid in which they are developed, differing from the zoogloea stage by not having the intermediate mucous substance.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for mycoderma in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)