Set of six test tubes used by Joseph Lister, United Kingdom, 1875-1878
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Branch of biology that deals with micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and their effects.
relating to milk
Glossary: specific fever
Produced by a peculiar poison, or an exclusive or specific cause, and the fever runs, or strongly tends to run, to a definite course which can be used to identify the fever; an example is yellow fever
Glossary: test tube
Hollow cylinders of thin glass with one end closed. Test tubes are used for chemical and biological experiments and analysis.
A form of anaerobic respiration (respiration that does not need oxygen) occurring in certain micro-organisms, for example yeasts.