bacteria

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For the noun: bacterium
Plural form: bacteria
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bacteria is un término alternativo para bacterium. Lo encontrarás en al menos una de las líneas abajo.

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bacteria nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." formal (microbes, germs)bacterias nfplnombre femenino plural: Sustantivo femenino que se usa únicamente en plural ("exequias", "albricias").
Note: "Bacteria" is technically the plural form of "bacterium." However, in everyday usage, "bacteria" is often treated as a mass noun.
 Bacteria in the soil break down organic material.
 Las bacterias en la tierra destruyen la materia orgánica.
bacteria nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable, colloquial (germs)bacterias nfplnombre femenino plural: Sustantivo femenino que se usa únicamente en plural ("exequias", "albricias").
  gérmenes nmplnombre masculino plural: Sustantivo masculino que se usa únicamente en plural ("maritates", "víveres").
 Bacteria will breed in your kitchen if you don't keep the surfaces clean.
 En su cocina proliferarán las bacterias si no mantiene limpias las superficies.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
bacteria | bacterium
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bacterium,
plural: bacteria
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
formal (microorganism)bacteria nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
Note: "Bacteria" is technically the plural form of "bacterium." However, in everyday usage, "bacteria" is often treated as a mass noun, and therefore takes a singular verb form.
gliding bacteria,
slime bacteria,
myxobacteria
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(colony forming bacteria)colonia microbiana nf + adj
pathogenic bacteria nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (microbes that cause disease)bacterias patógenas nfpl + adj
 No se detectaron bacterias patógenas en la muestra.
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