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What are the major groups of microorganisms?

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Solution: There are five major groups of micro-organisms: 

(i). Bacteria - They are single celled disease-causing micro-organisms. They can be spiral or rodshaped. 

(ii). Fungi - They are mostly multicellular disease-causing microbes. Bread moulds are common examples of fungi. 

(iii). Protozoa - They mainly include organisms such as Amoeba, Plasmodium, etc. They can be unicellular or multicellular. 

(iv). Virus -Viruses are disease-causing microbes that reproduce only inside the host organism. 

(v). Algae - They include multicellular, photosynthetic organisms such as Spirogyra, , etc

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