What are some alternative words for bacteria?

Synonyms for bacteriabækˈtɪər i ə; -ˈtɪər i əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bacteria, bacterium(noun)

    (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

    bacteria, bacterium

Editors Contribution

  1. plaque

    bacteria build up

    the hygienist said that i have a lot of plaque build up, an that i might have gingivitis

  2. thermophile

    an organism that has adapted to living in very high temperatures(heat),such as bacteria or algae.

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bacterium, bacterial, bacteriological, germs

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