Microbiology: Study of Microbes

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Microbiology is the study of ______.

microbes

We have 100 trillion ______ in our body.

microbes

Indigenous Micro Biota inhibits the growth of ______ in the body.

pathogens

Escherichia coli (E coli) lives in our ______ tracts.

intestinal

Photosynthesis is the process known for microbes to produce ______.

oxygen

Decomposers/Saprophytes are involved in the decomposition of dead organisms and the waste products of living ______.

organisms

Francesco Redi refuted the idea of spontaneous generation by showing that rotting meat carefully kept from flies will not spontaneously produce ______.

maggots

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek ground tiny glass lenses to create what are known today as single-lens microscopes or ______.

simple microscopes

Robert Hooke discovered cells using a compound light ______.

microscope

Aristotle proposed the theory of spontaneous generation where life arose from nonliving material if the material contained ______.

pneuma (vital heat)

Hans and Zacharias Jansen mounted two lenses in a tube to produce the first compound ______.

microscope

John Needham was an advocate for spontaneous generation, believing that life can arise from nonliving ______.

matter

Explore the fascinating field of microbiology, which involves the study of various microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Learn about the human microbiome and the role of microbes in maintaining health and causing diseases.

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