microbiology etymology

English word microbiology comes from English biology, English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of microbiology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
biology English (eng) The living organisms of a particular region.. The structure, function, and behavior of an organism or type of organism.. The study of all life or living matter.
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microbiology English (eng) (biology) The branch of biology that deals with microorganisms, especially their effects on man and other living organisms.

Words with the same origin as microbiology

Descendants of biology
biological biologist
Descendants of micro-
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