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Synonyms for germ

Synonyms for germ

a minute organism usually producing disease

a source of further growth and development

Synonyms for germ

anything that provides inspiration for later work

a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)

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Kuya Germs, whose real name is German Moreno, passed away last January 8, 2016 due to cardiac arrest.
The most prominent germs found in this van is known to cause skin infections and acne, with traces of bacteria relating to respiratory infections.
With the older students, they discussed MRSA and ways to avoid skin contamination, and ways to avoid spreading germs.
described Kuya Germs as the epitome of a loyal 'Kapuso' as he spent almost five decades of his showbiz life in the network, 'Hindi natulog, hindi kumupas at walang naging katulad ang ipinakitang loyalty ni Kuya Germs sa GMA.
In investigating the facilities where unusual resistance was detected, researchers found that about 1 in 10 screening tests from patients without disease symptoms detected a hard-to-treat germ that can easily spread.
Still probably your best defense, washing your hands properly along with other proper hygiene practices like using hand sanitizers can minimize the spreading of germs. Make sure to wash your hands after you use the restroom for at least thirty seconds.
n Your kitchen: Time for breakfast, and Gerba says our kitchens harbour far more pathogens than our bathrooms because of our own germs and those on raw meat and produce.
"Over the holidays we get more visits from friends and family, extending the reach of germs at home and at work.
Researchers said: "We suggest opting for a strawtop bottle, both for the low prevalence of bacteria and the lack of harmful germs.
When the germs were drawn, each student was given red, yellow, blue and white tempera paint.
Germs can get into the body through the eyes, nose and mouth and make us sick.
Ebrahim K Kanoo is offering the new Ziebart Germ Defender, whose makers claim provides an effective way to offer protection inside a car or truck to minimise the exposure to germs and bacteria.
* It's Catching: The Infectious World of Germs and Microbes
Non-fiction / Biology / Medical History / Germs and Microbes