biofilm

Biofilm - What does it mean?

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Biofilm vs Mucilage - What's the difference?

biofilm | mucilage |


As nouns the difference between biofilm and mucilage

is that biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms while mucilage is a thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms.

Sheath vs Biofilm - What's the difference?

sheath | biofilm |


As nouns the difference between sheath and biofilm

is that sheath is a scabbard; a holster for a sword while biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms.

As a verb sheath

is to put an object (especially a weapon, in particular, a sword) into its sheath.

Taxonomy vs Biofilm - What's the difference?

taxonomy | biofilm |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and biofilm

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms.

Microorganism vs Biofilm - What's the difference?

microorganism | biofilm |


As nouns the difference between microorganism and biofilm

is that microorganism is (microbiology) an organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, especially a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium while biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms.

Bacteria vs Biofilm - What's the difference?

bacteria | biofilm |


As nouns the difference between bacteria and biofilm

is that bacteria is or bacteria can be (dated|medicine) an oval bacterium, as distinguished from a spherical coccus or rod-shaped bacillus while biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms.

Mucus vs Biofilm - What's the difference?

mucus | biofilm |


As nouns the difference between mucus and biofilm

is that mucus is (physiology) a slippery secretion from the lining of the mucous membranes while biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms.

Biofilm vs Plaque - What's the difference?

biofilm | plaque |


As nouns the difference between biofilm and plaque

is that biofilm is (biology|medicine) a thin film of mucus created by and containing a colony of bacteria and other microorganisms while plaque is any flat, thin piece of metal, clay, ivory, or the like, used for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, as a slab, plate, dish, or the like, hung upon a wall; also, a smaller decoration worn on the person, as a brooch.