(mi\'kro-en-vi\'ron-ment)The immediate environment surrounding a microbial cell or other structure, such as a root.
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Microenvironment — carries different meanings depending on the context. Medical: a small or relatively small usually distinctly specialized and effectively isolated habitat or environment (as of a nerve cell) Science: The environment of a very small, specific… … Wikipedia
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microenvironment — [mī΄krō en vī′rən mənt] n. the environmental conditions of a relatively small, localized area, esp. of a microhabitat … English World dictionary
microenvironment — / maɪkrəυ ɪnˌvaɪrənmənt/ noun the elements or factors outside a business organisation which directly affect it, such as supply of raw materials, demand for its products and rival companies ● Unreliability of suppliers is one the greatest problems … Marketing dictionary in english
microenvironment — noun Date: 1931 a small or relatively small usually distinctly specialized and effectively isolated habitat (as a forest canopy) or environment (as of a neuron) • microenvironmental adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
microenvironment — microenvironmental /muy kroh en vuy euhrn men tl, vuy reuhn /, adj. /muy kroh en vuy euhrn meuhnt, vuy reuhn /, n. the environment of a small area or of a particular organism; microhabitat. [1950 55; MICRO + ENVIRONMENT] * * * … Universalium
microenvironment — noun a) A very small area that has different characteristics than its surroundings As with the Lejeuneaceae, this pattern of massive speciation appears to be correlated with the Cretaceous explosion of the angiosperms and the simultaneous… … Wiktionary
microenvironment — mi·cro·en·vi·ron·ment in vī rən mənt, vī( ə)rn n a small or relatively small usu. distinctly specialized and effectively isolated habitat or environment (as of a nerve cell) see MICROHABITAT mi·cro·en·vi·ron·men·tal .vī rən ment əl adj * * *… … Medical dictionary
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microenvironment — mi·cro·environment … English syllables