microorganism

[ mahy-kroh-awr-guh-niz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF microorganism
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The disease is caused by a microorganism and several bacteria have been suspected of being responsible.

Staphylococcus pyogenes aureus—a microorganism producing yellow pus.

Staphylococcus pyogenes citreus—a microorganism producing lemon-colored pus.

Staphylococcus pyogenes albus—a microorganism producing white pus.

This disease is caused by a microorganism known as the spirochaeta pallida or treponema pallidum of Schaudinn and Hoffmann.

A microorganism which apparently has a specific relationship to Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MICROORGANISM

cell

nounsmallest living organism

germ

nounmicroscopic organism, often causing illness

germs

nounmicroscopic organism, often causing illness
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