© Oliver Meckes
Author: Meckes/ Ottawa
Description: Bacteria in the gingiva (gums) of a human mouth. The most common form of gingivitis, inflammation of the gum tissue, is in response to bacterial overgrowth that causes plaques (biofilms) to form on the teeth.
electron microscope, magnification 3000x
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