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mi·cro·bi·al

(mī-krō'bē-ăl),
Relating to a microbe or to microbes.
Synonym(s): microbic, microbiotic (2)
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mi·cro·bic

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

(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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