vi khuẩn

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 微菌, composed of (“mini-”) and (“bacterium”). Possibly influenced by Chinese 微菌 (vi khuẩn, bacteria) and Chinese 細菌 (tế khuẩn, bacteria).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vi khuẩn

  1. bacterium, bacteria