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See definition of micro-organism on Dictionary.com
  • as inmicrobe
  • as inmicroorganism
  • as invirus
  • as incell
  • as ingerm

synonyms for micro-organism

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

The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The organism is a short, thick diplobacillus, is frequently intracellular, and is Gram-negative (Fig. 126).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It is probably caused by two micro-organisms living in symbiosis—one a fusiform bacillus, the other a long spirillum (Fig. 124).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Upon ulcerated surfaces it is often mingled with other spiral micro-organisms, which adds to the difficulty of its detection.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He watched as Arnold conferred with a group of his techs about a micro-chron, and the time was carefully noted for Central Record.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
The state is, therefore, an artificial organism for the promotion of individual and collective good.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Albert selected all the incriminating letters and documents he could find and packed the micro-files in his jacket.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
Pathological micro-organisms have very complicated products which are in large part poisonous.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
There are certain diseases which are not called specific, because they may be produced by various micro-organisms.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
There are other infective diseases, in which we have not yet found the causative micro-organism, but we presume its existence.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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