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Microorganism


/ˌmīkrōˈôrgəˌnizəm/

Noun, pl. microorganisms

1. An organism of microscopic or ultramicroscopic size (Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)

 

Syn: microbe

Word Origin: from the Greek: μικρός, mikrós, “small” and ὀργανισμός, organismós, “organism


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