Synonyms for bacterium

Synonyms for (noun) bacterium

Synonyms: bacteria, bacterium

Definition: (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

Similar words: micro-organism, microorganism

Definition: any organism of microscopic size