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  • n. The use of microscopy to study bacteria

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The application of a knowledge of bacteria for their detection and identification, as in the examination of polluted water.
  • n. Microscopic examination or investigation of bacteria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Microscopic investigation of bacteria.


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