noun (plural microfloras or microflorae /-ˈflôrē/)Biology
Bacteria and microscopic algae and fungi, especially those living in a particular site or habitat.
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- Similarly, the relationship between the overall diet and composition of the microflora awaits further clarification using modern microbiological techniques.
- In areas where soils are infertile, native plants and soil microflora that are critical to plant survival often rely on intact biological crusts to provide sufficient water and nutrient flow.
- In a preferred embodiment, the process produces microflora having a cell aggregate size less than about 150 microns useful for the production of food products for use in aquaculture.
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- Process for growing thraustochytrium and schizochytrium using non-chloride salts to produce a microfloral biomass having omega-3 - highly unsaturated fatty acids
- It is possible microfloral alterations induced by a particular antibiotic might be more severe in individuals with compromised health or who have been subjected to multiple courses of antibiotics.
- These two formations are heteropic because of the common appearance of the same microfloral assemblage.