MOD E UNIT 1 VOCAB

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MOD E UNIT 1 VOCAB
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CHPT 8- MICROBIOLOGY
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  1. Microorgansisms that are able to live only in the presence of oxygen?
    aerobes
  2. Clumping.
    agglutination
  3. Microorganisms able to survive with out oxygen?
    anaerobes
  4. The propagation of microorganisms or of living tissue cells in special media that are conducive to their growth, and/or the process y which organisms are grown on media and identified.
    cultures
  5. Self-contained culturing packet system- disposable plastic tube containing cotton-tipped applicator?
    Culturette
  6. The science that deals with the formation, structure, and function of cells?
    cytology
  7. Evacuation of the bowels. Also referred to as stool.
    feces
  8. The cultuer of bacteria on a gelatin meduim, such as agar?
    gelatin culture
  9. The study of the microscopic structure of tissue?
    histology
  10. Period of cluture development?
    incubation
  11. To inject or transfer a microorganism, serum, or toxic material into the body, culture, medium, or slide.
    inoculate
  12. A substance on which microorganisms may grow; most commonly broth, agar, and gelatin?
    media
  13. The scientific study of microorganisms?
    microbiology
  14. Small organisms including bacteria, protozoa, algae, fungus, and defined viruses?
    microbes
  15. Minute living organisms such as bacteria, virus, protozoa, and fungus that are not visible to the human eye without a microscope?
    microorganisms
  16. Visible only by using a microscope?
    microscopic
  17. Culture that fails to reveal the suspected organism?
    Negative culture
  18. Disease producing microorganisms?
    pathogens
  19. Culture that reveals the suspected organism?
    Positive culture
  20. Cuture of a single form of microorganism uncontaminated by other organisms?
    Pure culture
  21. Pertianing to the study of the serum component of the blood?
    serologic
  22. Bacteria spread on a surface, as a microscopic slide or a culture medium
    smear
  23. Holding or fastening a bacterial specimen to a slide; adhering a smear to a glass slide by fixative or heat?
    smear fixation
  24. a part of something intended to show the kind and quality of the whole, as a specimen of urine?
    zero specimen
  25. The substance expelled by coughing or clearing the bronchi?
    sputum
  26. Evactuation of the bowels; waste matter used as a specimen for culturing to discover possible diseases?
    stool
  27. Spreading of the bacteria by drawing a wire containing the inoculum across the surface of the medium?
    streak culture
  28. Cotton or gauze tipped stick?
    swab
  29. Capable of living?
    viable

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