Microbiology

Mi`cro*bi*ol"o*gy

(?), n. [See Microbe; -logy.] The branch of biology studying minute organisms, or microbes, such as the bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa. -- Mi`cro*bi`o*log"ic*al (#), a. -- Mi`cro*bi*ol"o*gist (#), n.
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Mi`cro*ce*phal"ic

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Mi`cro*ceph"a*lous

(?), } a. [Micro- + cephalic, cephalous.] (Anat.) Having a small head; having the cranial cavity small; -- opposed to megacephalic.
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mi`cro*chem"ic*al

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mi`cro-chem"ic*al

(?), a. Of or pertaining to microchemistry; as, a micro-chemical test.
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mi`cro*chem"is*try

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mi`cro-chem"is*try

(?), n. [Micro- + chemistry.] The application of chemical tests to minute objects or portions of matter, usually assisted by sensitive instruments; -- distinguished from macro-chemistry.
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