Microbion
Microbe Mi"crobe, Microbion Mi*cro"bi*on, n. [NL. microbion, fr. Gr. ? little + ? life.] (Biol.) A microscopic organism; a microorganism; -- particularly applied to bacteria and especially to pathogenic forms; as, the microbe of fowl cholera. [1913 Webster]

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  • microbion — mi·cro·bi·on …   English syllables

  • microbion — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Microbe — Mi crobe, Microbion Mi*cro bi*on, n. [NL. microbion, fr. Gr. ? little + ? life.] (Biol.) A microscopic organism; a microorganism; particularly applied to bacteria and especially to pathogenic forms; as, the microbe of fowl cholera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • микроб — (microbium, microbion; микро + греч. bios жизнь) см. Микроорганизм …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Микроб — (microbium, microbion: Микро + греч. bios жизнь) см. Микроорганизм …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • microbial — (adj.) 1879, from Mod.L. microbion (see MICROBE (Cf. microbe)) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • microbiosis — ˌmīkrōˌbīˈōsə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from microbion + osis : infection by microbes …   Useful english dictionary

  • mi|cro|bi|on — «my KROH bee on», noun, plural bi|a « bee uh». = microbe. (Cf. ↑microbe) ╂[< New Latin microbion] …   Useful english dictionary

  • microbia — pl. of microbion …   Useful english dictionary

  • microbious — microbious, a. (maɪˈkrəʊbɪəs) [f. microbion + ious.] = microbial (Syd. Soc. Lex. 1890) …   Useful english dictionary

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