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Relating to a microbe or to microbes.
Synonym(s): microbic, microbiotic (2)


Of or involving or caused by or being microbes.
See also: microbe
Synonym(s): microbial.
[Fr., fr. G. micros, small, + bios, life]


(mī′krōb″) [ micro- + Gr. bios, life]
A unicellular or small multicellular organism including bacteria, protozoa, some algae and fungi, viruses, and some worms, esp. those that are injurious to other organisms.
microbialmicrobic (mī-krō′bē-ăl) (mī-krōb′ĭk), adjective
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Results such as these speak for themselves and further validate and quantify the effectiveness and profit potential of microbic treatments within agricultural industries.
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