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microbenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊb/ us   /ˈmaɪ.kroʊb/ specialized
a very small living thing, especially one that causes disease, that can only be seen with a microscope
microbial
adjective /maɪˈkrəʊ.bi.əl/ /-ˈkroʊ-/
microbial biotechnology
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microbenoun [C]

us   /ˈmɑɪ·kroʊb/
biology a very small living thing, esp. one that causes disease, and which is too small to see without a microscope (= device that makes very small objects look larger)
(Definition of microbe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “microbe”
in Vietnamese vi khuẩn…
in Spanish microbio…
in Malaysian mikrob…
in Thai จุลินทรีย์…
in French microbe…
in German die Mikrobe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微生物, (尤指致病的)細菌…
in Russian микроб…
in Turkish mikrop…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微生物, (尤指致病的)细菌…
in Indonesian mikroba…
in Polish drobnoustrój…
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