Definition of Microorganism

1. Noun. Any organism of microscopic size.




Definition of Microorganism

1. Noun. (microbiology) An organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, ''especially'' a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of microorganism) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Microorganism

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Medical Definition of Microorganism

1. A microscopic organism, those of medical interest include bacteria, viruses, algae, fungi and protozoa. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microorganism

micronuclei
micronucleus
micronucleus tests
micronuke
micronukes
micronutrient
micronutrients
micronychia
micronystagmus
microohm
microohms
microomist
microomy
microoperation
microoperations
microorganism (current term)
microorganisms
microoxygenation
micropalaeontologic
micropalaeontologist
micropalaeontologists
micropalaeontology
micropaleontologic
micropaleontological
micropaleontologist
micropaleontologists
micropaleontology
micropalæontologic
micropalæontologist
micropalæontologists

Literary usage of Microorganism

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1. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"THE DEFENSIVE MECHANISM OF THE microorganism IN RELATION TO INFECTION After ... The capsule may be quickly lost when the microorganism is cultivated on ..."

2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1913)
"EXPERIMENTS ON THE CULTIVATION OF THE microorganism CAUSING EPIDEMIC POLIOMYELITIS BY SIMON FLEXNER, MD, AND HIDEYO NOGUCHI, MD (From the Laboratories of ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Infection and Immunity: Including Chapters by Charles Edmund Simon (1912)
"Evidently this must depend upon one of two factors (so., an interaction between the two), viz., the nature of the microorganism and the resistance which the ..."

4. Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology by Dept. of Bacteriology and Public Health, Michigan, Michigan State University, East Lansing Agricultural College, Dept. of Bacteriology and Hygiene (1916)
"ANIMAL INOCULATION IN BACTERIOLOGY FOR DETERMINATION OF THE IDENTITY OF A microorganism, ITS PATHOGENICITY OR VIRULENCE, OR FOR PRODUCTION OF IMMUNITY ..."

5. American Medicine (1911)
"The microorganism of Typhus Fever.—Another of the infectious diseases is yielding up its secrets to the persistence of the investigator, says the Medical ..."

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