NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- gut microflora
- listen (... MY-kroh-FLOR-uh)
- Bacteria and other organisms that live inside the intestines. They help digest food. Vitamins such as biotin and vitamin K are made by gut microflora. Also called gut flora, intestinal flora, intestinal microflora, and microflora.