archaea vs bacteria

archaea bacteria


  • 1) Plural form of archaeon.


  • 1) Plural form of bacterium.
  • 2) US A type, species, or strain of bacterium
  • 3) US, proscribed Alternative form of bacterium.
  • 4) pejorative, slang A derisive term for a lowlife or a slob (could be treated as plural or singular).
  • 5) dated, medicine An oval bacterium, as distinguished from a spherical coccus or rod-shaped bacillus
  • 6) Plural of bacterium, [capitalized] A genus of gressorial orthopterous insects, of the family Phasmidæ; the stick-insects or walking-sticks. B. sarmentosa is about 10 inches long. See Phasmidæ.
  • 7) See bacterium.


  • 1) Many archaea thrive at hot temperatures (they are also found in volcanoes).
  • 2) We call them bacteria and 'archaea', but they both look like microbes.
  • 3) Again, on earth, methane is produced in large quantities by primitive organisms called archaea.
  • 4) He saw bacteria and archaea as highly specialized, instead of simple organisms.
  • 5) Initially called archaebacteria, now just archaea, these microorganisms formed a whole new, third branch of the evolutionary tree.
  • 6) ‘Unlike bacteria and archaea, eukaryotes have their DNA in linear pieces that are bound up with special proteins to make chromosomes.’
  • 7) ‘Marine plants literally live in a sea of bacteria, archaea, viruses, and fungi - some of which are bound to be pathogenic - yet they seldom get sick.’
  • 8) ‘Bacteria and archaea often clone themselves, trade genes, and in some cases the microbes even merge together into a giant mass of DNA that then gives rise to spores.’
  • 9) ‘Over the past three decades, bacteria and archaea have been found in some of the most inhospitable places on Earth.’
  • 10) ‘Participants will also focus on a class of microbes known as the archaea, which literally means ‘ancient.’’


  • 1) His eyes glowed bright purple with the light of luminescent bacteria colonies implanted in his irises.
  • 2) Rhodes thought of Van Vliet's new theory, the floating soup of amino acids out of which wondrously virulent bacteria would be generated.
  • 3) Though you might think it of no consequence, the spontaneous evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria is very major from the point of view of a bacterium.
  • 4) Protection against infection by certain bacteria is based on immunity to this sugar coating (and not the whole bacteria).
  • 5) As already mentioned, the photosynthetic apparatus in bacteria is simpler than in algae and higher plants.
  • 6) Photosynthesis in bacteria is simpler than in algae and higher plants, but the work now rewarded has led to increased understanding of photosynthesis in these organisms as well.
  • 7) Hoffman in 1869, since which date the term bacteria, as applying to this special group of organisms, has been coming more and more into use.
  • 8) These two classes of germs are foreign to the present topic, which is surgery; and I shall, therefore, confine my remarks to that group of vegetable parasites to which the term bacteria has been given.
  • 9) Peaceful coexistence between humans and the bacteria is the need of the hour.
  • 10) Resisting infections by producing immune factors and removing bacteria from the bloodstream.
  • 11) Mung: This means I acknowledge exponential growth can be observed in bacteria in culture.

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