organisms that need oxygen to survive
Organisms that live in the absence of oxygen
Method of reproduction by which a single cell divides into two separate cells
The study of life
A protein that speeds up a reaction; reducing the amount of energy needed to make that action; a biological catalyst.
an organism that can live with or without oxygen
The ability to reproduce asexually
MIcroorganisms, not visible without a microscope.
The study of microscopic organisms
Appearance and Grain stain characteristics of an organism; studying organism without studying the function of them
The substance that comprises bacterial cell walls, specifically of gram-negative or gram-positive microbes
Latin meaning "kind"
The science of classification and nomenclature of organisms
An entity by which infections are transferred, but the entity of transference does not have the disease and does not need to be living
Study of viruses
An organism that replicates by using the host's cell parts, including DNA, ribosomes and proteins
The idea that some organisms were generated from other organisms or their by products
Invented the first microscope
Antoni van Leewenhoek
Created a more sophisticated microscope in 1674
The Five Kingdoms
Pnatae, Animalia, Fungi, Protista, Monera
Conceived the idea of the Five Kingdoms
A parisitic organism that feeds on red blood cells.
A protazoan that causes infection in the urinary tract of males and females.