a jellylike mass of microorganisms.
It is these bacteria which form the zoogloea of the “mother of vinegar,” though this film may contain other organisms as well.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various
a mass of bacteria adhering together by a jelly-like substance derived from their cell walls
zoograft zoograft zo·o·graft (zō’ə-grāft’) n. A graft in which tissue from an animal is transferred to a human.
any organic body or cell capable of spontaneous movement and of an existence more or less apart from or independent of the parent organism. any animal organism or individual capable of separate existence, and produced by fission, gemmation, or some method other than direct sexual reproduction. any one of the recognizably distinct individuals or elements […]
. . . abbreviation zoological zoology zoological zoologist zoology
(used in exclamatory phrases as a mild oath.) Historical Examples Halfway down the stairs I asked it again, and again received no answer save a zooks! By order of the company Mary Johnston zooks, parson, you remember how he recommended the veather o’ her to me. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Henry Fielding […]
zoolagnia zoolagnia zo·o·lag·ni·a (zō’ə-lāg’nē-ə) n. Sexual attraction to animals.