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1

Another word for shape is?

Morphology

2

Three shapes of Bacteria?

Round
Rod
Spirals

3

Round bacteria are called?

Coccus (cocci)

4

Rod bacteria are called?

Bacillus (Bacilli)

5

Three types of spiral bacteria?

Vibrio
Spirillium
Spirochete

6

Curved rod spirals are called?

Vibrio

7

"S"-shaped, helical, corkscrew spirals are called?

Spirillium

8

True spirals are called?

Spirochetes

9

Coccus in pairs?

Diplococci

10

Coccus in chains?

Streptococci

11

Coccus in grapelike structures?

Staphylococci

12

Two bacilli are called?

Diplobacilli

13

Bacilli as strepto is called?

Streptobacilli

14

Most bacilli are motile by means of?

Flagella

15

Gelatin layer surrounding the cell wall?

Glycocalyx

16

If glycocalyx is thick, it is called?

Capsule

17

If Glycocalyx is thin, it is called?

Slime Layer

18

What is the function of the glycocalyx?

To protect

19

What does the glycocalyx protect from?

Dehydration
Phagocytosis of Eucaryotic Cells
Chemicals

20

The presence of a capsule is associated with __________ + ___________ .

Pathogenicity + Virulence

21

The degree of severity of disease?

Virulence

22

A capsule aids in...?

adherence to sticky surfaces.

23

Two examples of bacteria with capsules are...

1) Myobacterium Tuberculosis
2)Klebsiella Pneumoniae

24

Bacterial structure that is used to propel bacteria in an aqueous environment?

Flagella

25

Bacteria are classified b y ______ + ______ .

Number + Position

26

5 Classifications of Bacteria

1)Atrichous
2)Monotrichous
3)Lophotrichous
4)Amphitrichous
5)Peritrichous

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Has no flagella

Atrichous

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Has one flagella at one pole

Monotrichous

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Has a tuft or 2 or more flagella at one pole

Lophotrichous

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Has one tuft or flagella at each pole

Amphitrichous