Related formsmi·cro·or·gan·ic [mahy-kroh-awr-gan-ik] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɔrˈgæn ɪk/, mi·cro·or·gan·is·mal, adjective
Examples from the Web for microorganism
A microorganism which apparently has a specific relationship to Rocky Mountain spotted fever.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
This disease is caused by a microorganism known as the spirochaeta pallida or treponema pallidum of Schaudinn and Hoffmann.
Staphylococcus pyogenes aureus—a microorganism producing yellow pus.
Staphylococcus pyogenes citreus—a microorganism producing lemon-colored pus.
The disease is caused by a microorganism and several bacteria have been suspected of being responsible.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture