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bi·o·log·ic ev·o·lu·tion

the doctrine that all forms of animal or plant life have been derived by gradual changes from simpler forms and ultimately unicellular organisms.
Synonym(s): organic evolution
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bi·o·log·ic ev·o·lu·tion

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik ev'ŏ-lū'shŭn)
The doctrine that all forms of animal or plant life have been derived by gradual changes from simpler forms and ultimately unicellular organisms.
Synonym(s): organic evolution.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Q. How the bacterias are produced?

A. The Bacteria are a large group of unicellular microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a wide range of shapes, ranging from spheres to rods and spirals. (The name comes from the Greek bakterion, meaning small staff.) Bacteria are ubiquitous in every habitat on Earth, growing in soil, acidic hot springs, radioactive waste,[2] water, and deep in the Earth's crust, as well as in organic matter and the live bodies of plants and animals. There are typically 40 million bacterial cells in a gram of soil and a million bacterial cells in a millilitre of fresh water; in all, there are approximately five nonillion (5×1030) bacteria on Earth,[3] forming much of the world's biomass.[4] Bacteria are vital in recycling nutrients, with many important steps in nutrient cycles depending on these organisms, such as the fixation of nitrogen from the atmosphere and putrefaction. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria Hope this helps.

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