Microbe - a tiny organism that can be seen only with a microscope. Single celled protist (or
unicellular protist) are called microbes.
Morphology – the branch of biology dealing with organism form and structure
Cell Culture – the growth of cells in a substance (usually agar) in a controlled environment.
Prokaryote - a unicellular organism that lacks a true nucleus and membrane-bound organelles.
Prokaryotes are commonly called bacteria.
Bacteria – Any of a large group of one-celled organisms that lack a membrane-bound
Bacterial disease – a disease caused by a bacteria (e.g. rabies)
Antimicrobial Product – a substance that is designed to kill microbes before they can enter your
Antibiotics – drugs that kill bacteria or prevent their reproduction
Exposure – being introduced to a chemical or organism
Dose – the amount of chemical that someone should take for the desired effect