The study of small organisms, particularly ones that, as adults, cannot be individually seen without magnification.

The following is a list of major concepts associated with the science of microbiology:

BiotechnologyDisease principlesDisinfectionInfectious diseaseMicrobial pharmacologyMicrobial techniquesMicroorganismsMicroscopyVirology

The following is a list of additional concepts associated with the science of microbiology:

AcidophileAerobeAerotolerant anaerobeAlcohol fermentationAlgaeAerobicAnaerobeAnaerobicAseptic techniqueBacteriaBacterial growthBactericidalBiofilmBioremediationBudding yeastCapnophileChemoautotrophCloneClonal expansionCoagulaseColonyCulture (microbiology)Death phaseEndosporeEpidemiologyExotoxinExponential growthExtreme halophileExtremophilesFacultative anaerobeFacultative halophileFermentationGeneration timeGerm Theory of DiseaseGerminationGliding motilityHelminthHeterolacticHyperthermophileHyphaeInfectious diseaseLag phaseLog phaseLogarithmic decline phaseM proteinMesophileMicroaerophileMicrobial ecologyMicrobial geneticsMicroorganismMotilityMyceliaNormal floraNormal microbiotaObligate aerobeObligate anaerobeObligate halophileObligatory intracellular parasiteOpportunistic pathogenOrganic growth factorOsmotic lysisParasiteParasitologyPathogenPathogenicPhotoheterotrophPlasmolysisPrionsProkaryoteProtoplastProtozoaPseudohyphaePsychrophilePsychrotrophSepsis (general term)SiderophoreSpecialized transductionSpheroplastSporeSporulationStationary phaseSterileSuperantigenThermophileTransient microbiotaTurbidityTwitching motilityVirulenceVirologyYeast

Video (A bit corny, superficial, and in some cases visually misleading overview of microbiology, but nevertheless not completely without merit)

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