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細菌
Readings
さいきん
saikin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
bacillus, bacterium, germbacille, bactérie, germeBazillus, Bakterie

Kanji
ON: サイKUN: ほそ.い, ほそ.る, こま.か, こま.かい
dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow, detailed, precise

ON: キン
germ, fungus, bacteria

Example sentences
この化学薬品は細菌の繁殖を防ぐだろう。Parts: 此の (この), 化学薬品 (かがくやくひん), 細菌 (さいきん), 繁殖 (はんしょく), 防ぐ (ふせぐ), だろう (だろ)This chemical will prevent germs from breeding.

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