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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Microscopic living cells or microbes.

Usage examples (37)
  • There are millions of bacteria in one square inch.
  • As already mentioned, the photosynthetic apparatus in bacteria is simpler than in algae and higher plants.
  • Protection against infection by certain bacteria is based on immunity to this sugar coating (and not the whole bacteria).
  • Peaceful coexistence between humans and the bacteria is the need of the hour. for more
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