Flashcards in Bacteria Deck (5):
a microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles. Prokaryotes include the bacteria and cyanobacteria.
a disease-causing bacterium
A cocci is any bacterium that has a spherical, ovoid, or generally round shape
a bacterium with a rigid spiral structure, found in stagnant water and sometimes causing disease.