GERM THEORY

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the doctrine stating that infectious diseases are caused by the presence and activity in body tissues of microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses or fungi.

GERM THEORY: "The germ theory deals with infectious diseases."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GERM THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-theory/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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