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microbiology med ter

microbiology medical terminology

minute living body not perceptible to the naked eye microorganism
study of microorganisms microbiology
study of bacteria bacteriology
compulsory obligate
study of parasites parasitology
method of asexual reproduction in which the cell divides into 2 parts binary fission
virus that attacks bacteria bacteriophage
disease causing microorganism pathogen
relative power of pathogen to cause disease virulence
capable of growing in absence of organic compounds; self-nourishing autotrophic
microorganism that requires oxygen to live aerobe
microorganism that does not require oxygen to live anaerobe
study of fungi mycology
requires organic compounds to live/grow hetertrophic
organism living on decaying/dead matter saprophyte
any disease induced by a fungus mycosis
small,round bodies found in cells and affected by a virus inclusion bodies
science of structure/form morphology
hairlike/motile process on the extremity of bacterium or a protozoan flagellum
bordetella pertussis whooping cough
staphyloccoccus aureus most post-operative wound infections
neisseria gonnorrhoeae gonnorrhea
clostridium botulinum botulism
vibro cholerae cholerae
shigella dysenteriae bacterial dysentery
Created by: clmcnees