microorganism meaning

EN[ˌmaɪ.kɹəʊˈɔː.ɡən.ɪ.zəm̩] [ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈɔːɹ.ɡən.ɪ.zəm̩]
  • A microorganism (from the Greek: μικρός, mikros, "small" and ὀργανισμός, organismós, "organism") is a microscopic living organism, which may be single celled or multicellular.
  • Microorganisms are very diverse and include all the bacteria and archaea and almost all the protozoa. They also include some fungi, algae, and certain animals, such as rotifers. Many macroscopic animals and plants have microscopic juvenile stages.
  • Microorganisms live in every part of the biosphere, including soil, hot springs, "seven miles deep" in the ocean, "40 miles high" in the atmosphere and inside rocks far down within the Earth's crust (see also endolith).
EN microörganism
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    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with micro-
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      1. en microorganisms
      2. en microorganismal
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of microorganism for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "microorganism" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Definiteness: Level 5
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