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- Microbiology : The study of microorganisms (overlapping with areas of virology, bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology).
- Bacteria : A major group of single-celled microorganisms.
- Vibrionaceae : A family of facultatively anaerobic bacteria, containing the genera Vibrio, Aeromonas, and Photobacterium
- Vibrio (genus) : Gram-negative bacteria possessing a curved rod shape, typically found in saltwater, with some species causing serious diseases in humans and other animals such as cholera.
- Bioluminescence : The production of light by living organisms.
- Symbiosis : The interdependence of organisms belonging to different species.
- Vibrio cholerae : Motile, Gram-negative curved-rod shaped bacterium, with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans.
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus : Curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans.
- Vibrio vulnificus : Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria present in marine environments, capable of causing septicemia in individuals with an underlying chronic disease, as well as causing wound infections to persons who handle shellfish.