resident bacteria


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resident bacteria

bacteria living in a specific area of the body.
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resident bacteria quickly re-colonise on the skin's surface following antiseptic application.
Once oil has been suspended in a nano-colloidal suspension, there is no reverse emulsion; the oil becomes water soluble allowing it to be consumed by resident bacteria in the water.
Ritchie collected slime from the corals and isolated their resident bacteria.
The newly described three-way partnership reminds Nancy Moran of the aphids that she studies, which depend on resident bacteria for defense against parasites.

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