another term for germ warfare
bacteriological warfare had broken out and where it would strike next was anybody’s guess.
Prologue to an Analogue Leigh Richmond
a branch of microbiology dealing with the identification, study, and cultivation of bacteria and with their applications in medicine, agriculture, industry, and biotechnology. Historical Examples A bacteriologist is constantly testing the efficiency of the machines by bacteriological examinations of the Pasteurized milk. Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, September 1899 Various The bacteriologist’s existence became a ceaseless […]
disintegration or dissolution of bacteria. noun the destruction or disintegration of bacteria bacteriolysis bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis (bāk-tēr’ē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. pl. bac·te·ri·ol·y·ses (-sēz’) Dissolution or destruction of bacteria. bac·te’ri·o·lyt’ic (-ə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.
bacteriolysin bacteriolysin bac·te·ri·ol·y·sin (bāk-tēr’ē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭn, -ə-lī’sĭn) n. An antibody that, together with other substances, destroys a bacterium.
- Bacon, francis
bacon, francis An English author of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Bacon is known in philosophy for his defense of the scientific method (see Baconian method). In literature, he is known for his essays; they contain such memorable thoughts as “Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact […]