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bacteroidal

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microorganism, micro-organism, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid.
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Correct spelling:
granule
Definition:
A little grain; particle.

Synonyms:

noun
dust
dirt, earth, filth, grime, grit, ground, lint, loess, powder, refuse, sand, smut, soil, soot, Ashes, fragments, granules, flakes, cinders, dust bunnies, gilings.
grain
atom, bit, cereal, corn, crumb, drop, fragment, grist, iota, jot, kernel, mite, modicum, molecule, morsel, mote, ounce, particle, pellet, scintilla, scrap, scruple, smidgen, spark, speck, tittle, trace, whit.
object
granule.
particle
atom, bit, crumb, dab, dash, drop, grain, iota, mite, modicum, morsel, particle, pittance, scrap, shred, smidgen, speck, touch, trace, whit, Flyspeck, smithereen.
Examples of usage:
  1. Since each little starch granule is surrounded by a woody envelope of cellulose, it becomes necessary to cook all starches thoroughly in order to burst this cellulose envelope and thus enable the saliva to begin, and other secretions to continue, the work of digestion. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  2. A given starch- granule, after being built up in the chlorophyll- corpuscle, is decomposed, and yields part of itself as glucose, which passes down into other parts of the plant in solution. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  3. The stones beneath my bare feet were becoming so articulated, I felt as though I could number every granule, every crystal, every atom. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  4. Note that each starch granule shows an eccentric hilum with concentric markings. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  5. Each granule becomes blue, while the markings become more distinct. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell

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