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name: obsolete bacterial biofilm matrix component
def: "OBSOLETE. Any constituent part of the biofilm matrix, a structure lying external to bacterial cells. A biofilm is an aggregate of surface-associated bacteria, and the biofilm matrix is the envelope of polymeric substances that surrounds the bacteria." [GOC:imk, PMID:22571672, Wikipedia:Biofilm]
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synonym: "biofilm matrix part" EXACT 
consider: GO:0097311 ! bacterial biofilm matrix
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