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Microbiology Exam 1

WSCC, Ryans, Microbiology

MIcroorganism Organisms too small to be seen with the unaided eye
Germ rapid growing disease
What is a pathogenic microbe? a disease causing microbe
What did Linnaeus create? system of scientific nomenclature (genus then species)
Characteristics of a scientific name? Italicized or underlined, genus is capitalized and species is lowercase
Characteristics of a Eukaryote? Membrane bound nucleus
Characteristics of a Prokaryote? Nuclear area and a membrane bound nucleus
What are the 7 different types of microorganisms? Bacteria, Archaea, Fungi, Protozoa, Algea, Viruses, Multicellular animal parasites,
Characteristics of Bacteria? Prokaryotes, Possess poptidoglycan cell walls, binary fission, To gain energy use organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, or photosynthesis
What are the bacterial shapes? Coccus = spherical Bacillus = rod-shaped Spiral = spiraled, corkscrew
Created by: CLJefferson