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glossary:bacteriology [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||The science and study of bacteria and their relation to medicine and to other areas such as agriculture (e.g., farm animals) and industry. Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms which can live as independent organisms or, dependently, as parasites. Among the better known bacteria are strep, staph, and the agents of tuberculosis and leprosy. |
|+||Bacteriology is a part of microbiology which encompasses the study of bacteria, viruses, and all other sorts of microorganisms.|