"We don't see the microbe themselves but we large scale structures that the microbes constructed before they died," he said.
My failure to see a microbe is a statement about the precision of my instrument, not about whether there is a microbe on the leaf.
This chestnut blight belongs to the microbe group and the microbe is the great enemy of mankind.
Then with the Christian Science microbe in the house, there's no telling what may happen to you.
There is one sort of microbe at Roquefort, another at Brie, and so on.
When we discover a microbe of that nature, we will be ready to act.
The same is true of yellow-fever: we have not seen with the microscope the microbe which produces it.
It is caused by a microbe which has been recently discovered (Spirochæta pallida).
Its cultivation, on the contrary, is easy at 42 or 43 degrees; and in these conditions the microbe produces no spores.
What is to determine whether you are on the side of the man or the microbe?
microbe mi·crobe (mī'krōb')
A microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease; a minute life form. No longer in technical use.
A microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease. See Note at germ.