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"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 Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Biofilms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 363 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 36 publications in 2013
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