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synonyms for microorganism

  • bacterium
  • microbe
  • pathogen
  • virus
  • bug
  • disease
  • disease-causing agent
  • parasite
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Think about a microorganism gathering to build a larger design.
PS5 DESIGNER: ‘WHEN I STARTED DRAWING, IT WAS MUCH LARGER’JOE MOORENOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Gore has discovered rules that allow him to make predictions about simple micro-ecological systems, including the gut microorganisms of laboratory worms and bacterial communities in samples of soil.
A PHYSICIST’S APPROACH TO BIOLOGY BRINGS ECOLOGICAL INSIGHTSGABRIEL POPKINOCTOBER 13, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
As the months progressed and the sun rose higher, the team found that algal growth accelerated, reaching its peak growth rate for the year in April and May, despite the microorganisms still being covered by ice.
TRAPPED UNDER ICE, LIGHT-LOVING ALGAE GROW IN THE DARK ARCTIC WINTERJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
There is a reason that biologists call the “biofilm” of microorganisms that cover moist surfaces “bacterial lawns.”
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It would be prudent to consider the arms race between humans and microorganisms as a long-term affair, and not to take our apparent success for granted.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
And the same thing happens when a Venerian is attacked by an Earthly microorganism.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
A microorganism which apparently has a specific relationship to Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
The disease is caused by a microorganism and several bacteria have been suspected of being responsible.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Staphylococcus pyogenes aureus—a microorganism producing yellow pus.
SURGERY, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PODIATRYMAXIMILIAN STERN
Staphylococcus pyogenes citreus—a microorganism producing lemon-colored pus.
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WORDS RELATED TO MICROORGANISM

  • bacterium
  • cellule
  • corpuscle
  • egg
  • embryo
  • follicle
  • germ
  • haematid
  • microorganism
  • spore
  • unit
  • utricle
  • vacuole
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.