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Microbiology The study of living organisms to small to be seen without a microscope.
Pathogenic Disease producing.
Penicillin The first antibiotic.
Aerobic bacteria Bacteria that depends on oxygen to survive.
Anaerobic bacteria Bacteria that are destroyed by the contact with oxygen.
Bacteria Small one-celled microorganisms.
Candidiasis Disease caused by the fungus Candida albicans; also called oral thrush.
Facultative bacteria Bacteria that can live with or without oxygen.
Spore Layers of protective membranes formed by some bacteria.
Viruses The smallest microorganisms.
Streptococcus sanguis The primary bacteria found in dental plaque.
Hepatitis A viral infection that affects the liver.
Tuberculosis A bacterial infection that affects the lungs.
Virus Not a true cell, uses the affected cell to reproduce.
Parasite Lives off the blood or body of its host.
Created by: mgarrett