zooglea

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zo·o·gle·a

(zō'ō-glē'ă),
In bacteriology, an old term for a mass of bacteria held together by a clear gelatinous substance.
[zoo- + G. glia, glue]
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zooglea

(zō″ō-glē′ă) [″ + gloios, sticky]
A stage in development of certain organisms in which colonies of microbes are embedded in a gelatinous matrix.
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