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microbe

[¦mī‚krōb]
(microbiology)
A microorganism, especially a bacterium of a pathogenic nature.
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Special care shall be given to having an adequate nutritional balance among the input substrate (affluent), the microbian consortium and the nutritional and energy requirements inside the reactor tank; hence, the importance of establishing kinetic coefficients in order to know the velocity of the biological reaction of the microbian consortium and its rapid or slow stabilization of the organic compounds present in the raw wastewater.
Among the components found in the plasma of planorbids are lectin, lysin, agglutinin and substances similar to lymphocin, hydrogen peroxide, as well as other microbian factors (Lie et al.
Effect of the temporary variability on the microbian carbon present in the native savanna and pine plantations from the eastern plains in Venezuela.