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- adj. of, relating to, or caused by microbes or microorganisms
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or caused by, microbes
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to microbes; caused by or due to microbes. Also microbal.
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- adj. of or involving or caused by or being microbes
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Finally, check to make sure that your policy doesn't include what they call a microbial-matter exclusion.
Certain microbial supplements show the potential to reduce the severity of colds and other infections, temper body weight, and even help the elderly fight osteoporosis.
The soil on Mars may contain microbial life, according to a new interpretation of data first collected more than 30 years ago.
He obtained his doctorate in microbial biochemistry at Bristol University and his Doctor of Science degree from the University of London.
Recent developments in microbial genetics have lead to reinterpretation of the virus concept itself.
"If long-term microbial survival is possible on Mars, then past and future explorations of Mars may provide the microbial inoculum for seeding Mars with terrestrial life," say the researchers.
"If long-term microbial survival is possible on Mars, then past and future explorations of Mars may provide the microbial inoculum for seeding Mars with terrestrial life," the study said.
The biotic potential (o) was defined by Jenny as the independent factor represented by the biota of the system, namely the microbial, plant, and animal gene flux that enters the system from the surroundings.
A team of students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have adapted a high-end technology known as a microbial fuel cell, which produces energy by feeding bacteria on organic material such as the cellulose in plant waste.
Logan and his team are also working on ways to have the bacteria produce electricity directly by placing bacteria in a generator known as a microbial fuel cell.