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synonyms for bacteria

  • bacilli
  • germs
  • microbes
  • organisms
  • pathogens
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Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Bacteria of various kinds, especially staphylococci, are usually numerous.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are able to migrate readily from place to place and to ingest small bodies, as bacteria.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Undiluted normal blood can agglutinate most bacteria, but loses this power when diluted to any considerable degree.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They appear to be more or less specific, a separate opsonin being necessary for phagocytosis of each species of bacteria.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It has been shown that the quantity of opsonins in the blood can be greatly increased by inoculation with dead bacteria.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The microscope commonly shows sarcin, bacteria, and great numbers of yeast-cells.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
This will show all bacteria except the tubercle bacillus, and often no other stain is necessary for their identification.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Gram's method (p. 40) is a very useful aid in distinguishing certain bacteria.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO BACTERIA

  • bacteria
  • bacterium
  • barm
  • ebullition
  • enzyme
  • fermentation agent
  • leaven
  • leavening
  • mold
  • seethe
  • simmer
  • yeast
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