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  1. cell membrane
  2. parasitology
  3. microbe
  4. streak plate
  5. smear
  1. a material spread on a surface (as of a microscopic slide)
  2. b study of parasites
  3. c thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell
  4. d involves diluting the bacterial cells in a sample to an end point where a single cell divides giving rise to single pure colony
  5. e an organism of microscopic size

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A thick-walled protective spore that forms inside a bacterial cell and resists harsh conditions
  2. Enrichment media- is used to jump start bacteria growth;Selective - only enables one bacteria to grow; Differential- allows bacteria to show different reactions
  3. 1.Incoulate 2.Incubate 3. Isolation 4.Inspection 5. Identification
  4. Coccus, rod or bacillius, curved or spiral
  5. discovered the first antibacterial agent, a compound effective against the spirochete that causes syphilis

5 True/False Questions

  1. microaerophileAn organism with a growth temperature optimum of 15 degrees Celsius or lower and a maximum growth temperature below 20 degrees Celsius.


  2. 4. Name the major groups of organisms studied in microbiologyBaceterium, Fungus, Algae, Virus, Protozoan, Helminth


  3. binary fissiona form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size


  4. biogenesisproduction of a chemical compound by a living organism


  5. virologythe study of diseases caused by fungus


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