Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or caused by bacteria.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling bacteria; of the nature of or caused by bacteria: as, a bacterial parasite in the blood; bacterial organisms; bacterial infusions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Of, pertaining to, or caused by bacteria.

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  • adjective microbiology Of, relating to, or caused by bacteria.

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  • adjective relating to or caused by bacteria

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Examples

  • Make sure your meats and veggies are wrapped because bags that are not washed on a regular basis can become a what he called a "bacterial swamp."

    Carts one of dirtiest places in grocery store, study says

  • Make sure your meats and veggies are wrapped because bags that are not washed on a regular basis can become a what he called a "bacterial swamp."

    USATODAY.com News

  • The lead researcher, professor Charles Gerba, also recommends that shoppers keep a close-eye on those reusable shopping bags because they can become what he calls a "bacterial swamp."

    FOXNews.com

  • Besides the grief, Snell was physically ill with what he called a bacterial virus.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

  • Besides the grief, Snell was physically ill with what he called a bacterial virus.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

  • McCarty had used to prove that DNA was the essential ingredient in bacterial transformation.

    The RNA World

  • For those coming up to speed, I have a Ph.D. in bacterial genetics from U. Wisconsin-Madison (if you're going to do science fiction art, it helps to know some science).

    So long, Peter Graves

  • At my son's 2-month checkup, the pediatrician expected him to receive a triple-combination shot called Pediarix (consisting of Hep B, inactivated polio and DTaP, which covers diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis), as well as HiB (for certain bacterial infections) and Prevnar (for meningitis and blood infections).

    Medpundit

  • At my son's 2-month checkup, the pediatrician expected him to receive a triple-combination shot called Pediarix (consisting of Hep B, inactivated polio and DTaP, which covers diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis), as well as HiB (for certain bacterial infections) and Prevnar (for meningitis and blood infections).

    Archive 2004-02-01

  • Genemusik is a project that "takes fragments of conventional Western melody and sequences them as DNA that is subsequently ‘bred’ and ‘mixed’ within bacterial cultures."

    Boing Boing: December 26, 2004 - January 1, 2005 Archives

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