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organism that must take in organic molecules for both energy and a supply of carbon
the ability of a microorganism to produce a protein that disables an antibiotic or prevents transport of the antibiotic into the cell
germ theory of disease
a set of criteria used to establish that a particular infectious agent causes a disease
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating organisms or their by-products
the close associatio of two or more dissimilar organisms where the association is harmful to at least one
an epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population
the process by which light energy is converted to chemical energy stored in organic molecules
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