Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online + App from F.A. Davis and Unbound Medicine. Find 65,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Explore these free sample topics:
-- The first section of this topic is shown below --
[L. Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers, fr. flos, stem flor-, flower]
1. Plant life as distinguished from animal life.
2. Microbial life occurring or adapted for living in a specific environment or habitat of the body, such as the skin, the vagina, or the gastrointestinal tract.