American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "bacteria" in a sentence
"Though you might think it of no consequence, the spontaneous evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria is very major from the point of view of a bacterium."
"Protection against infection by certain bacteria is based on immunity to this sugar coating (and not the whole bacteria)."
"As already mentioned, the photosynthetic apparatus in bacteria is simpler than in algae and higher plants."