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Definition Term % Correct
symbiotic relationship benefitting both organismsmutualism
48.7%
Agent used on lifeless objects to destroy organismsdisinfectant
43%
symbiotic relationship where one organism derives benefit and other unharmedcommensalism
38.3%
parasitic organism that causes diseasepathogen
37.4%
agent used on living objects to destroy organismsantiseptic
28.7%
destruction or removal of all life formsSterilization
28.7%
organism that uses CO2 as a carbon sourceautotroph
28.3%
Two organisms interacting resulting in a greater than additive effectsynergism
24.8%
Donor mating type in bacteriaF+
20.9%
Definition Term % Correct
free of contaminating organismsaseptic
19.6%
stretches of DNA replicated in a discontinuous fashionOkazaki
17.4%
sites on chromosomes to which genetic activity attributedLocus
13%
a plasmid that can transfer drug resistanceR factor
10.4%
bacterial product that kills other bacterialbacteriocin
7%
bacteriophage that induces lysogenytemperate phage
5.2%
require a small amount of oxygen for growth, but won't grow in normal atmospheric levelsmicroaerophiles
5.2%
effective agent for bacterial invasivenesshyaluronidase
2.2%
organism that feeds on dead organismsaprobes
1.3%

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