flora

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(flor′ă)
[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.
SEE: fauna

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