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Germ

1. (Science: biology) That which is to develop a new individual; as, the germ of a foetus, of a plant or flower, and the like; the earliest form under which an organism appears. In the entire process in which a new being originates . Two distinct classes of action participate; namely, the act of generation by which the germ is produced; and the act of development, by which that germ is evolved into the complete organism. (Carpenter)

2. That from which anything springs; origin; first principle; as, the germ of civil liberty.

(Science: biology) disease germ, the theory that living organisms can be produced only by the evolution or development of living germs or seeds. See biogenesis, and abiogenesis. As applied to the origin of disease, the theory claims that the zymotic diseases are due to the rapid development and multiplication of various bacteria, the germs or spores of which are either contained in the organism itself, or transferred through the air or water. See fermentation theory.

Origin: f. Germe, fr. L. Germen, germinis, sprout, but, germ. Cf. Germen, Germane.


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I need more information..because I don't understand how no one cares about these poopy germs being everywhere lol the concentration of eColi from your own body found around the house isnt going to hurt you. Generally the virulence of the bacteria that has been in you ...

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by david23
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:42 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
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Re: growing bacteria in petri dishes

I am absolutely supporting of what Mr Moderator has said. Working with germs require very much aseptic conditions, sometimes we Microbiologists have to wear gloves for handling cultures. As a part of your project concerned I don't know the motive of your project ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Sun Mar 10, 2013 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: growing bacteria in petri dishes
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Salmonella and e. Coli

I need more information..because I don't understand how no one cares about these poopy germs being everywhere

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by Babyfikra
Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
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Salmonella and e. Coli

You should chill out, because the germs are all around and you cannot do much about it unless you will be in a plastic bag.

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by JackBean
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:57 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
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Re: Salmonella and e. Coli

... after using the bathroom or take off my pants to change them without washing my hands. I feel like I am spreading "bathroom and poop germs" on to my legs while sitting on the toilet and onto my pants when I pick them up after done using the bathroom. I cant wear shorts or anything ...

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by Babyfikra
Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:55 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
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