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- Antibacterial : Substance that destroys bacteria or suppresses their growth or reproduction.
- Bacillus anthracis : The bacterium that causes anthrax. It is a Select Agent and a high-risk biological weapon.
- Bacteria : A major group of single-celled microorganisms.
- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Biotechnology : The application of biological principles in industrial production
- Cell (biology) : The basic unit of life, consisting of biochemical networks enclosed by a membrane.
- Chemistry : The science of matter, or of the electrical or electrostatical interactions of matter.
- Discovery of penicillin : Chronology of research into the use of antibiotics, derived from the mould Penicillium notatum.
- Enzyme : A protein that catalyzes (i.e. accelerate) chemical reactions.
- Fermentation (biochemistry) : The process of deriving energy from the oxidation of organic compounds, such as carbohydrates, using an endogenous electron acceptor, which is usually an organic compound.
- Fermentation (food) : The conversion of nutrients to desired products, such as ethanol, acetic acid or acetone, using yeast, bacteria, or a combination thereof
- French Third Republic : Add brief definition or description
- Félix d'Hérelle : (1873 – 1949) - A French-Canadian bacteriologist, and the discoverer of bacteriophages.
- Germ theory of disease : A theory that proposes that microorganisms are the cause of many diseases.
- Ignaz Semmelweis : (1 July 1818 - 13 August 1865) Hungarian-born pioneer of antisepsis in obstetrics, and demonstrated that many cases of infection could be prevented.
- Metabolism : The modification of chemical substances by living organisms.
- Microbiology : The study of microorganisms (overlapping with areas of virology, bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology).
- Microorganism : A 'germ', an organism that is too small to be seen individually with the naked eye.
- Strasbourg : Capital of Alsace in France.
- Streptococcus pneumoniae : Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile soluble diplococcus recognized as a major cause of pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, and other diseases in humans.
- Vinegar : A dilute form of acetic acid used in the kitchen and elsewhere.
- Virology : The study of viruses, sometimes included in the field of microbiology.
- Vitalism : The doctrine that the functioning of a living organism does not result from physical and chemical forces alone.