Translation of "bacteria" - English-Spanish dictionary

bacteria

noun [ plural ] uk /bækˈtɪə·ri·ə/ us /bækˈtɪər·i·ə/

very small living things that can cause disease

bacterias

(Translation of “bacteria” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bacteria

noun plural /bakˈtiəriə/ (singular bacterium /-əm/)

(biology) organisms not able to be seen except under a microscope, found in rotting matter, in air, in soil and in living bodies, some being the germs of disease

bacteria
The throat infection was caused by bacteria.
bac’terial /bækˈtiəriəl/ adjective

(biology) relating to bacteria

Bacterial
a bacterial infection.
bacteriology /-ˈolədʒi/ noun

(biology) the study of bacteria

bacteriología
the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Melbourne.
bacteriological /ˈlo-/ adjective

bacteriológico
the bacteriological analysis of water.
bacteriologist noun

bacteriólogo
Bacteriologists are studying the organisms that cause this disease.

(Translation of “bacteria” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)