An organism that can be seen only with the aid of a microscope and that typically consists of only a single cell. Microorganisms include bacteria, protozoans, and certain algae and fungi.
(Computing) A computer virus.
Any of the prokaryotic organisms, such as an archaeon. Not in scientific use.
Any agent, esp. a microorganism, able to cause disease
(Biol.) A plant or animal that lives on or in an organism of another species from which it derives sustenance or protection without benefit to, and usually with harmful effects on, the host
A disease-producing microorganism or agent:
A coming into existence or use; beginning
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
An individual form of life, such as a bacterium, protist, fungus, plant, or animal, composed of a single cell or a complex of cells in which organelles or organs work together to carry out the various processes of life.
The definition of a seed is a structure that contains the embryo of a plant.
A usually one-celled reproductive body that can grow into a new organism without uniting with another cell. Spores are haploid (having only a single set of chromosomes). Fungi, algae, seedless plants, and certain protozoans reproduce asexually by spores. Plant spores that are dispersed by the wind have walls containing sporopollenin.
A microscopic organism; esp., any of the bacteria that cause disease; germ
A small swelling on a branch or stem, containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower. Some species have mixed buds containing two of these structures, or even all three. &diamf3; Terminal buds occur at the end of a stem, twig, or branch. &diamf3; Axillary buds, also known as lateral buds , occur in the axils of leaves (in the upper angle of where the leaf grows from the stem). &diamf3; Accessory buds often occur clustered around terminal buds or above and on either side of axillary buds. Accessory buds are usually smaller than terminal and axillary buds.
A rudimentary or beginning stage:
The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
The definition of a spark is a small burst of fire that comes off of a main fire, a person with a fiery personality, or the small seeds of some intense feeling or emotion.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
(Countable) The egg of a domestic fowl as an item of food.
The definition of inception is the beginning.
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
The source, origin, or cause of an action, quality, condition, etc.
A condition for relating or proceeding:
A small, headless brad
The definition of a fetus is an unborn offspring of an animal with a vertebrae or human.
The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
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