The micro-organism is found in the secretions from the mouth, throat, or nose, and in particles of detached membrane.
A micro-organism is a parasite when it can live in animal tissues.
In that year Dr. Mueller took out a patent endeavoring to utilize the micro-organism in sewage for the purpose of purification.
Altogether there are many obscure points about this micro-organism, which is apt to assume a puzzling variety of forms.
The discrepancy was probably due to an imperfect suspension of the micro-organism in the oil.
There are many kinds of fermentation, each with its own special form of minute plant life or micro-organism.
The micro-organism of small-pox and that of cancer (the existence of which is assumed) have not yet been isolated.
The cause is a micro-organism identified by Koch in 1883 (see Parasitic Diseases).
The lesions produced in the extreme expulsive efforts of the paroxysm form favorable niduses for the micro-organism.
It may produce chemical substances which act as poisons to the micro-organism, either paralysing it or actually killing it.
microorganism mi·cro·or·gan·ism (mī'krō-ôr'gə-nĭz'əm)
An organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size, especially a bacterium or protozoan.
An organism that can be seen only with the aid of a microscope and that typically consists of only a single cell. Microorganisms include bacteria, protozoans, and certain algae and fungi. See Note at germ.