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2008-05-25 09:05:00

Because humans depend on their microbiome for various essential services, including digestion, a person should really be considered a superorganism, microbiologists assert, consisting of his or her own cells and those of all the commensal bacteria.


Word of the Day
eupeptic
  • Of or relating to good digestion.
  • Cheerful.
The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.
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