microbiology


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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.

microbiology

(ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the branch of biology involving the study of microorganisms
microbiological, ˌmicroˌbioˈlogic adj
ˌmicroˌbioˈlogically adv
ˌmicrobiˈologist n

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.

mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy

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

microbiology

the branch of biology that studies microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and pathogenic protozoa. — microbiologist, n.
See also: Bacteria
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
Translations
mikrobiologia
微生物学
microbiologie

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nmicrobiología f

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒi] nmicrobiologie f

microbiology

[ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] nmicrobiologia

mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy

n. microbiología, ciencia que estudia los microorganismos.

microbiology

n microbiología, estudio de los microbios
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