Synonyms for bacterium

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Virus or bacterium, amoeba or fungus—whatever it was, it struck.

The bacterium of splenic fever is called Bacillus Anthracis.

At the end of three days there is not a bacterium to be found in it.

The Bacterium termo (Fig. 30) is the smallest of the Infusoria.

Bacterium, The same, termo (Mller), magnified magnified 600 times.

Any carbohydrate in the broth is destroyed by the Bacterium coli.

The best known and defined forms are Bacterium termo and Bact.

They are motionless and are occasionally found with the Bacterium termo in putrefying organic liquids.

The cause proved to be a bacterium--that is, a small, rod-shaped plant.

The former is in every way like a bacterium in its mode of self-division.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BACTERIUM

germ

nounmicroscopic organism, often causing illness

germs

nounmicroscopic organism, often causing illness
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