HyperDic: microbiology

English > 1 sense of the word microbiology:
NOUNcognitionmicrobiologythe branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
microbiology > pronunciation
Soundsmay.krahbay.aa'lahjhiy; may.krowbay.aa'lahjhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > microbiology: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans.
Category ofbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
colony(microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
fastidious, exactingHaving complicated nutritional requirements
prion(microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid
unfastidiousnot exacting in nutritional requirements
virino(microbiology) a hypothetical infectious particle thought to be the cause of scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the central nervous system
Broaderbiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Nounsmicrobiologista specialist in microbiology

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