A colony of bacteria forming a jellylike mass as the result of the swelling of the cell walls through the absorption of water.
Webster's New World
A mass of such bacteria or other bacteria.
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Other Word Forms of Zoogloea
Origin of Zoogloea
zoo– New Latin gloea gum (from Medieval Greek gloia, glia gum, glue) (from Greek gloios)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
zoo- +"Ž gloea, from Ancient Greek γλοία (gloia), γλία (glia, “glue")
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