Associations to the word «Bacterium»


BACTERIUM, noun. (microbiology) A single celled organism with cell walls but no nucleus or organelles.

Dictionary definition

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.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery