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Term:submerged biofilm formation
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Definition:A process in which planktonically growing microorganisms aggregate and grow on solid substrates under the flow of a liquid and produce extracellular polymers that facilitate attachment and matrix formation, resulting in a change in the organisms' growth rate and gene transcription.
Synonyms:related_synonym: solid substrate biofilm formation

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  biological_process 19512
    cellular process 18319
      cell aggregation 27
        aggregation of unicellular organisms 3
          biofilm formation 3
            submerged biofilm formation 0
              cell adhesion involved in biofilm formation + 0
              single-species submerged biofilm formation + 0
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