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mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy

 (mī′krō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biology that deals with microorganisms.

mi′cro·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), mi′cro·bi′o·log′ic adj.
mi′cro·bi′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
mi′cro·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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microbiology

(ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the branch of biology involving the study of microorganisms
microbiological, ˌmicroˌbioˈlogic adj
ˌmicroˌbioˈlogically adv
ˌmicrobiˈologist n
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mi•cro•bi•ol•o•gy

(ˌmaɪ kroʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of biology dealing with microscopic organisms.
[1885–90]
mi`cro•bi`o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) mi`cro•bi`o•log′ic, adj.
mi`cro•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy

(mī′krō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the structure and function of microorganisms.
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microbiology

the branch of biology that studies microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and pathogenic protozoa. — microbiologist, n.
See also: Bacteria
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microbiology - the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humansmicrobiology - the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
colony - (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
prion - (microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid; thought to be the agent responsible for scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the nervous system
virino - (microbiology) a hypothetical infectious particle thought to be the cause of scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the central nervous system; consists of nucleic acid in a protective coat of host cell proteins
exacting, fastidious - having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures; "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
unfastidious - not exacting in nutritional requirements
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Translations
mikrobiologia
微生物学
microbiologie

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nmicrobiología f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒi] nmicrobiologie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] nmicrobiologia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy

n. microbiología, ciencia que estudia los microorganismos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

microbiology

n microbiología, estudio de los microbios
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References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Industrial microbiology is the application of microbiology techniques for management and exploitation of microorganisms for production and processing of useful products on a commercial scale.
[USPRwire, Tue May 21 2019] Industrial microbiology is the application of microbiology techniques for management and exploitation of microorganisms for production and processing of useful products on a commercial scale.
Clear Scientific specializes in development and supplying of industrial microbiology and chemistry laboratories and food laboratories.
With the aim of microbial bioremediation, screening and introducing microorganisms which are able to degrade hydrocarbons efficiently has found a priority in recent industrial microbiology studies [9].
BioControl offers a third party validated product portfolio lines, which include industrial microbiology testing, rapid detection methods for food-borne pathogens, the quantitative measurement of microorganisms, and hygiene monitoring.
Jeffries, "Alkaline-active xylanase produced by an alkaliphilic Bacillus sp isolated from kraft pulp," Journal of Industrial Microbiology, vol.
Crueger, Industrial Microbiology, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Mass, USA, 1989.
Ventosa, "Screening and isolation of halophilic bacteria producing extracellular hydrolyses from Howz Soltan Lake, Iran," Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Laboratory of Industrial Microbiology at Alzahra University and Biopharmacy Laboratory of Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

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