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- See Microbial mats.
Susan Allender-Hagedorn and Charles Hagedorn - Cite This Source - This Definition
- A layer of micro-organisms growing on a surface, in a bed of polymeric material which they themselves have made. Biofilms tend to form wherever a surface on which bacteria can grow is exposed to some suitable medium and a supply of bacteria.
UN Food and Agriculture Organization - Cite This Source - This Definition
- biosorbents, Culture, mesophile, psychrophile, starter culture Micro-organisms, substrate, wash-out