A microorganism, especially a disease-causing bacterium or virus; -- used informally, as, the don't eat food that falls on the floor, it may have germs on it.
A micro-organism that causes disease
A pathogenic micro organism. Microbes and bacteria are germs.
A little used term used to identify a virus authors' original copy of a virus. Patterns in code, and amount of functionality, help antivirus experts to determine if a virus is a "germ." This is also called "Garden of Eden Mechanism" or "Generation One Virus."
Commonly used term for microorganisms, like bacteria and viruses.
Any microbe or microorganism. Often times associated with bacteria, viruses and fungi.
The embryo of a seed; pathogenic or harmful microorganism.
Generic term used to refer to any disease-causing microorganism (bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses).
a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
a microscopic organism that can cause disease
a small living thing, too small to see without a microscope
a very small thing
Any microorganism, especially one that causes disease.
Microorganisms that can cause an infection.
Germ is a simple name for small microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and fungi. These microscopic organisms are found throughout the restroom environment. See Resident Germs. See Transient Germs.
An informal term for a disease-causing organism.
A microorganism that causes disease.
A cell or group of cells (called a primordium ) capable of developing into an organ , a part or an organism in its entirety. Eggs and sperm are germ cells . A pathogenic a microorganism. A microbe capable of causing disease . The germ theory of disease held, correctly, that these minute bodies can cause disease. The figurative source or wellspring. Dr. Watson told Holmes he had the germ of an idea. See the entire definition of Germ
Microorganisms, particularly pathogens.
A microorganism; a microbe usually thought of as a pathogenic organism.
A microorganism, especially one which is capable of causing disease.
A microbe, usually one that causes disease.
A disease-causing micro organism.