microorganism
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1880 an organism (as a bacterium or protozoan) of microscopic or ultramicroscopic size

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  • microorganism — MICROORGANÍSM, microorganisme, s.n. Nume dat organismelor microscopice vegetale sau animale; [pr.: cro or ] – Din fr. micro organisme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.04.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  microorganísm s. n. (sil. cro ), pl. microorganísme Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • Microorganism — Mi cro*[ o]r gan*ism, n. [Micro + organism.] (Biol.) Any microscopic form of life; a form of life too small to be seen by the naked eye; particularly applied to bacteria, protozoa, yeasts, and similar organisms, esp. such are supposed to cause… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microorganism — microorganism. См. микроб. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • microorganism — [n] germ bacterium, bug*, disease, disease causing agent, microbe, parasite, pathogen, plague, virus; concepts 306,392 …   New thesaurus

  • microorganism — [mī΄krōôr′gə niz΄əm] n. any microscopic or ultramicroscopic animal, plant, bacterium, virus, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Microorganism — Microbe redirects here. For other uses, see Microbe (disambiguation). A cluster of Escherichia coli …   Wikipedia

  • microorganism — UK [ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɔː(r)ɡənɪz(ə)m] / US [ˌmaɪkroʊˈɔrɡəˌnɪzəm] noun [countable] Word forms microorganism : singular microorganism plural microorganisms biology a very small living thing that you can see only with a microscope. Some microorganisms cause… …   English dictionary

  • microorganism — Synonyms and related words: Euglena, adenovirus, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, aerobic organism, amoeba, anaerobe, anaerobic bacteria, anaerobic organism, animalcule, autotrophic organism, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, being, bug, coccus, colon… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • microorganism — mikroorganizmas statusas Aprobuotas sritis augalų apsauga apibrėžtis Ląstelinis arba neląstelinis mikrobiologinis organizmas, galintis daugintis arba perduoti genetinę medžiagą. Prie mikroorganizmų priskiriamos bakterijos, grybai, pirmuonys,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • microorganism — mikroorganizmas statusas Aprobuotas sritis biotechnologija apibrėžtis Ląstelinis arba neląstelinis mikrobiologinis organizmas, galintis daugintis arba perduoti genetinę medžiagą. Prie mikroorganizmų priskiriamos bakterijos, grybai, pirmuonys,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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