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See definition of bacterium on Dictionary.com
  • as inmicrobe
  • as inmicroorganism
  • as incell
  • as inferment
  • as ingerm

synonyms for bacterium

  • bacillus
  • bug
  • germ
  • microorganism
  • pathogen
  • virus
  • crud
  • plague
  • microbe
  • virus
  • parasite
  • plague
  • bug
  • disease
  • pathogen
  • disease-causing agent
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How to use bacterium in a sentence

At first, scientists suspected a virus or bacterium might be making sea stars sick.
CHOKED BY BACTERIA, SOME STARFISH ARE TURNING TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Scientists suspected that a virus or bacterium might be making sea stars sick.
SOME BACTERIA ARE SUFFOCATING SEA STARS, TURNING THE ANIMALS TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJANUARY 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Among those samples, DNA from Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, was found in two ancient Siberians, the researchers report January 6 in Science Advances.
PLAGUE MAY HAVE CAUSED DIE-OFFS OF ANCIENT SIBERIANSBRUCE BOWERJANUARY 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The mechanism the Hsal uses to protect itself from radiation is similar to Deinococcus radiodurans, a bacterium known for its radiation resistance.
PRESERVING A SENSE OF WONDER IN DNA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSVIRAT MARKANDEYAOCTOBER 28, 2020NAUTILUS
Perhaps the best-known example occurs when the bacterium Clostridium difficile invades the gut, causing painful and sometimes deadly colitis.
A PHYSICIST’S APPROACH TO BIOLOGY BRINGS ECOLOGICAL INSIGHTSGABRIEL POPKINOCTOBER 13, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He isolated one bacterium called Vibrio shiloi—a distant relative of cholera—that prompted coral disease.
WHEN EVOLUTION IS INFECTIOUS - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
All life uses the same rules, but depending on whether you are a bacterium, a human, or a starfish, you will have a preference for using certain codons or pairs of codons.
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HAVE CREATED A SLOW-GROWING VERSION OF THE CORONAVIRUS TO GIVE AS A VACCINEDAVID ROTMANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Vaccines spur the body to mount an immune response against a bacterium or virus.
TACKLING COVIDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It is a plantigrade circumflex vertebrate bacterium that hasnt any wings and is uncertain.
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Plantigrade circumflex vertebrate bacterium that hasnt any wings and is uncertain.
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WORDS RELATED TO BACTERIUM

  • bacterium
  • cellule
  • corpuscle
  • egg
  • embryo
  • follicle
  • germ
  • haematid
  • microorganism
  • spore
  • unit
  • utricle
  • vacuole
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