Nauka o mikrobima, nauka koja svestrano proučava najsitnija živa bića - mikroorganizme (mikrobe). (grč.)
Study of microscopic organisms
Study of micro-organisms and their effects on humans.
The study of microorganisms, mostly viruses and single-celled organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, and yeasts. The practical applications of microbiology are in medicine (since many microorganisms cause disease); in brewing, baking, and other food and beverage processes, where the microorganisms carry out fermentation; and in genetic engineering, which is creating increasing interest in the field of microbiology.The branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans.