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Microbiology Exam


Microbiology is the study of very small organisms that can not be seen by the naked human eye
Organisms can only be seen by the use of a microscope
microbiology ='s disease
The term used to describe the over use of antibiotics and their drug resistant effects on microorganisms superbugs
microorganisms are everywhere
microorganisms are single celled
microorganisms are mostly harmless to people
the people most susceptible to microorganisms are very young, very old, sick, malnourished, obese, burn victims
Non Pathogenic harmless microorganisms
Pathogenic harmful microorganisms
when microorganisms are present that means there is contamination
microorganisms are necessary for the existence of all plants and animals
microbes cause disease
microbes are involved in the decaying process of plants and animals
microbes convert waste and feces into soluble, odorless compounds
bacteria is used in water treatment facilities
microorganisms are living organisms and require food, can reproduce, can be killed
the microbial world consists of algae, fungi, protozoa, bacteria, viruses
bacteria are measured in microns
1 micron is = to 1/1000 of a millimeter
most bacteria measure 1-2 microns
cells protect themselves by developing a thick coat around the nucleus
a thick protective coat around the nucleus is called a spore
spores can rejuvenate
what has to change in order for a spore to rejuvenate the conditions in the hostile environment must improve
protoplasm is all the living material inside of the cell
cell wall protects the cell from bursting
cell wall protects against cell dehydration
cell wall gives shape to the bacteria
cell wall maintains the cell's shape
cell wall is a tough and ridged structure
cell wall is the second layer beneath the capsule
cytoplasmic membrane constructed of protein globules suspended in lipids
cytoplasmic membrane layer beneath the cell wall
cytoplasmic membrane semi permeable
cytoplasmic membrane small pores allow liquids to pass or move in and out of the cell
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