Preventing infection, decay, etc. by inhibiting the action of microorganisms
Something that may serve as the basis of further growth or development:
An enthusiasm or obsession:
A minute life form; a microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease. Not in technical use.
Any of various spherical gram-positive parasitic bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus that usually occur in grapelike clusters and commonly cause skin infections such as cellulitis and impetigo and other infectious conditions and diseases.
Any of various bacteria of the genus Streptococcus that are gram-positive cocci and are normally found on the skin and mucous membranes and in the digestive tract of mammals. One type of streptococcus, Group A, is a common pathogen in humans and causes various infections, including strep throat, scarlet fever, pneumonia, and some types of impetigo.
A microorganism that can live and grow where there is no free oxygen: it may not be able to grow if any oxygen is present
Any of various bacteria having a round or ovoid form such as streptococcus or staphylococcus , usually grouped in chains.
Culture is defined as a high degree of taste, knowledge and interest in arts, literature and other scholarly fields.
An organism, such as a bacterium, requiring free oxygen to live.
A central point or focus of infection by bacteria or other pathogens.
An individual form of life that is capable of growing, metabolizing nutrients, and usually reproducing. Organisms can be unicellular or multicellular. They are scientifically divided into five different groups (called kingdoms) that include prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals, and that are further subdivided based on common ancestry and homology of anatomic and molecular structures.
Any of various other spiral-shaped bacteria, especially one formerly classified in this genus.
(Computing) A computer virus.
Find another word for bacteria. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bacteria, like: microorganisms, antiseptic, antibiotic, cocci, spirochete, germ, bug, microbe, staphylococcus, streptococcus and anaerobe.