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Altogether there are many obscure points about this micro-organism, which is apt to assume a puzzling variety of forms.
The micro-organism is found in the secretions from the mouth, throat, or nose, and in particles of detached membrane.
HEALTH ON THE FARMH. F. HARRIS
In that year Dr. Mueller took out a patent endeavoring to utilize the micro-organism in sewage for the purpose of purification.
HISTORY OF SANITATIONJOHN JOSEPH COSGROVE
The lesions produced in the extreme expulsive efforts of the paroxysm form favorable niduses for the micro-organism.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
This he also proved to be caused by a minute form of life, and that fowl cholera is due to still another form of micro-organism.
The cause is a micro-organism identified by Koch in 1883 (see Parasitic Diseases).
There are many kinds of fermentation, each with its own special form of minute plant life or micro-organism.
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
A micro-organism is a parasite when it can live in animal tissues.
A second disease, flacherie, was due to a micro-organism found in the digestive cavity of the moth.
The discrepancy was probably due to an imperfect suspension of the micro-organism in the oil.