Meaning coliform
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1850s, "resembling a sieve," from Latin colum "strainer;" meaning "resembling a bacillus of the coli group" is from 1906, from coli + form.
Source: etymonline.com

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A bacteria that originates in the digestive system of mammals. If found in water, it alerts lab technicians that pathogens might be present.
Source: ose.state.nm.us

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a group of bacteria used as indicators of microbiological contamination
Source: worldatlas.com

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Microorganisms found in the intestinal tract of humans and animals. Their presence in water indicates fecal pollution and potentially adverse contamination by pathogens.
Source: legacy.azdeq.gov

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A group of bacteria that are used as indicator organisms to indicate the possible presence of other microbiological pathogens in water including E. coli.
Source: ecoissues.ca

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A group of bacteria found in the intestines of warm-blooded animals (including humans) and also in plants, soil, air, and water. The presence of coliform bacteria is an indication that the water is po [..]
Source: owp.csus.edu

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A group of related bacteria whose presence in drinking water may indicate contamination by disease-causing microorganisms. Compliance
Source: ntllabs.com

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bacteria
Source: edwardsaquifer.net

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Gram negative rods resembling E.coli and similar species that normally in habit the colon.
Source: web.deu.edu.tr

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A group of related bacteria whose presence in drinking water may indicate contamination by disease-causing microorganisms.
Source: northcoastlabs.com


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