What is a microorganism?

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What is a microorganism?
« on: 28/09/2009 12:30:03 »
Mahbuba asked the Naked Scientists:
What is a microorganism?

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What is a microorganism?
« Reply #1 on: 06/10/2009 15:47:08 »
It's a name for everything that's alive, but not visible to the human eye.
You'll need a microscope to observe microorganisms.

Some examples are: bacteria, viruses, amoeba, algae, fungi, ...
All these microorganisms are invisible to the human eye as a single specimen. Colonies of forementioned species are visible however.
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