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BACTERIA BEDS

A layer of sand on which sewage effluent is exposed to air and the action of microorganisms.

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BACTERICIDE

A substance which kills bacteria, that can be applied in the form of disinfectants, antiseptics, or antibiotics.

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BACTERIOCIN

Toxins produced by one bacterial strain to eliminate the other strain, that is growing in the same conditions.

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BACTERIOLOGY

Scientific discipline (part of microbiology) focused on bacteria.

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BACTERIOPHAGE

Type of virus that infects and replicates inside bacterial cell.

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