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(mī″krō-or′gă-nĭzm )

[micro- + organism]
A living organism too small to be seen with the naked eye, esp. a virus, bacterium, fungus, protozoan, or intracellular parasite, and some helminths. Many specialists do not consider viruses to be microorganisms because viruses are not cellular and cannot replicate without a host cell.
SEE: germ; SEE: microbe

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Microorganism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749479/1/microorganism.
Microorganism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749479/1/microorganism. Accessed August 18, 2019.
Microorganism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749479/1/microorganism
Microorganism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749479/1/microorganism.
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