Definition of 'bacterium'
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Experiments showed that it could greatly increase the growth of the harmful bacteria. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Healthy teeth and gums reduce bad mouth bacteria that cause the tissue swelling or inflammation. The Sun (2016)Chicken has bacteria which can cause food poisoning. The Sun (2017)Below are the results for each food dropped on floor surfaces containing 17million bacteria. The Sun (2016)Bacteria can cause fat too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)London have come up with a different suggestion: what if the problem does not lie with the men, but with the viruses and bacteria? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Drinking raw milk is not without risks as it can carry harmful bacteria. The Sun (2014)The surface of the skin contains natural oils and good bacteria. The Sun (2007)He then noticed a zone around an invading fungus where the bacteria had not grown. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes it almost impossible for the body to fight viruses and bacteria that cause infections. The Sun (2011)This means the wood is rotting and contains bacteria. The Sun (2013)This bacteria can cause miscarriage and premature labour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet the potential role of friendly bacteria in promoting digestive health is becoming increasingly unassailable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the process can be costly and detecting harmful bacteria remains their priority. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One of the most flavoursome ways to get your good bacteria. The Sun (2015)But heat destroys bacteria and viruses relatively easily. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Science is now confirming ancient wisdom about fermented foods and the beneficial bacteria they contain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The reality is that many of the common bacteria that cause them have become resistant to antibiotics. The Sun (2011)Increased use of soaps and shower gels can kill off good bacteria. The Sun (2007)Our guts contains billions of bacteria with whom we have an important and mutually beneficial relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The bacteria cause the most dangerous form of meningitis. The Sun (2012)It s not a good idea to wash these friendly bacteria off. Body Odour (1994)This increases the risk of food poisoning as harmful bacteria splash from raw meat on to work surfaces. The Sun (2009)The rise in temperature makes your body a less hospitable place for the invading bacteria or viruses and thereby speeds recovery. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)This is because they help to maintain a balance between themselves and the billions of harmful bacteria that also live there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If we are too fanatical about cleaning we might also be killing off all the good bacteria as well as the bad. The Sun (2012)These are released by the body's immune system to fight off invading viruses or bacteria. The Sun (2015)Hang up somewhere warm, light and airy as this will help to kill any fungus or bacteria causing the smell. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have found no evidence of virus, fungus, bacteria or toxins. The Sun (2014)
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