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zooglea

or zoogloea

[zoh-uh-glee-uh] /ˌzoʊ əˈgli ə/
noun, plural zoogleas, zoogleae
[zoh-uh-glee-ee] /ˌzoʊ əˈgli i/ (Show IPA).
Bacteriology
1.
a jellylike mass of microorganisms.
Origin of zooglea
1875-1880
1875-80; zoo- + New Latin gloea gum < Greek gloía glue
Related forms
zoogleal, adjective
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