Definition of bacterioplankton in English:

bacterioplankton

noun

  • Plankton consisting of bacteria.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science.

Pronunciation

bacterioplankton

/bakˌtɪərɪə(ʊ)ˈplaŋ(k)tən//bakˈtɪərɪə(ʊ)ˌplaŋ(k)tən/