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biofilm
Definition
Microbial populations that grow on the inside of pipes and other surfaces. A growth of microscopic organisms (ie bacteria and algae) living on any available surfaces (eg, plant, rock, sediment) in the water body
Source
(toolkit 20091023)
this term: "biofilm"

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