Microbiology Mi`cro*bi*ol"o*gy, n. [See {Microbe}; {-logy}.] The branch of biology studying minute organisms, or microbes, such as the bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa. -- {Mi`cro*bi`o*log"ic*al}, a. -- {Mi`cro*bi*ol"o*gist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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