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Unformatted text preview: Microbiology Defn. The Study of All Living Thing That Are So Small a Microscope Is Needed to See Them. Microbiology The smallest object resolved with 20/20 vision is 0.1mm Some microorganisms are larger than 0.1mm but have spores,larvae,or eggs that are microscopic Instruments used to see microbes are bright field microscopes,dark field microscopes and different kinds of electron microscopes Microbiology Organisms that are microbes are: Eukarya (animals , plants, protists ,fungi) Archaea formerly bacteria Bacteria including more than 30 groups Viruses , viroids ,and prions which are not true life forms but behave like parasites Animal Microbes Platyhelminths trematode worms and cestode worms are parasites. Both are dorsoventrally flattened Nematodes best known as roundworms Protista Protozoans are one celled animal-like creatures Algae are one celled plant-like creatures fungi are creatures like yeasts and molds etc Microbes Without Nuclei Bacteria are prokaryotic life with cell walls made of murein Archaea are prokaryotic life forms without murein in their cell walls Microbiology Why study microbiology?...
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