Microorganisms Crossword Puzzle

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  • protozoa : one celled animal organisms found in decayed materials and contaminated water
  • fungi : plantlike organisms that live on dead organic matter
  • pathogen : germ or disease producing microorganism
  • nosocomial : infections acquired in a health care facility
  • cocci : bacteria that is round or spherical in shape
  • helminths : multicellular parasites also known as flukes or worms
  • microorganism : small living plant or animal organism not visible to the naked eye
  • anaerobic : organisms that live and reproduce in the absence of oxygen
  • viruses : smallest microorganisms
  • endogenous : disease that originates within the body
  • bacteria : one celled plantlike organisms that multiply rapidly
  • bacilli : bacteria that is rod shaped
  • aerobic : organisms that require oxygen to live
  • spirilla : bacteria that is spiral or corkscrew shaped
  • jaundice : yellow coloration of the eyes (sign of hepatitis c)
  • exogenous : disease that originates outside of the body