plural noun, singular mi·cro·bac·te·ri·um [mahy-kroh-bak-teer-ee-uhm]. /ˌmaɪ kroʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/. Bacteriology.
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The more antibiotics are used inappropriately, the greater the risk of bacteria growing resistant to them.Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis|Russell Saunders|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sense of vulnerability is, of course, even more acute in micro-states like Jamaica.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile|Jay Michaelson|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as in the U.S. it also reflects the move from industrial-scale brewing to micro-brewings.
There is certainly a lucrative yet dignified sweet spot between small time micro-brewer and soulless mass-producer.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What specific bacteria and viruses can be detected in the sewage?The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.
Bacteria of various kinds, especially staphylococci, are usually numerous.
They are able to migrate readily from place to place and to ingest small bodies, as bacteria.
Undiluted normal blood can agglutinate most bacteria, but loses this power when diluted to any considerable degree.