32. Bacteria


bacteriology
the branch of biology that studies and classifies bacteria. — bacteriologist, n. bacteriologic, bacteriological , adj.
chromatophobia
a strong resistance by bacteria to absorbing stains. — chromatophobic, adj.
hemophile, haemophile
a bacterium that grows well in the presence of hemoglobin. — hemophilic, adj.
microbiology
the branch of biology that studies microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and pathogenic protozoa. — microbiologist, n.
microphobia, microbiophobia
an abnormal fear of microorganisms. — microphobic, adj.

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