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From micro- +‎ organism.

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microorganism (plural microorganisms)

  1. (microbiology) An organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, especially a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium.
    The cud is then reswallowed and further digested by specialized microorganisms that live in the rumen.

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microorganism n (plural microorganisme)

  1. microorganism