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Microbiology (frae Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "smaw"; βίος, bios, "life"; an -λογία, -logia) is the study o microorganisms, thae bein unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acellular (lackin cells).[1] Microbiology encompasses numerous sub-disciplines includin virology, parasitology, mycology an bacteriology.


  1. Madigan M, Martinko J (editors) (2006). Brock Biology of Microorganisms (13th ed.). Pearson Education. p. 1096. ISBN 978-0-321-73551-5.CS1 maint: extra text: authors leet (link)