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Biofilms

"Biofilms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such as teeth (DENTAL DEPOSITS); PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; and catheters. Biofilms are prevented from forming by treating surfaces with DENTIFRICES; DISINFECTANTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; and antifouling agents.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Biofilms" by people in this website by year, and whether "Biofilms" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 168 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2011
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