one of many types in which micro-organisms group themselves; a more or less thick layer of motionless but residing germs, created because of the bacteria uniting at first glance regarding the liquid where they truly are developed. This production varies from the zoöglœa phase of micro-organisms by lacking the intermediary mucous compound.
A genus of microörganisms that the acetic ferment (Mycoderma aceti), which converts alcoholic fluids into vinegar, is a representative. Cf. Mommy.
A genus or form-genus under which particular associated with the fermentation-fungi tend to be known. See fermentation, and mother, 2.