zooglea

zooglea

[zoh-uh-glee-uh]
noun, plural zoogleas, zoogleae [zoh-uh-glee-ee] . Bacteriology.
a jellylike mass of microorganisms.
Also, zoogloea.


Origin:
1875–80; zoo- + Neo-Latin gloea gum < Greek gloía glue

zoogleal, adjective
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