Biogenesis is the production of living organisms only from other living organisms. Compare spontaneous generation.
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- Food poisoning
Stomach or intestinal disturbances due to food contaminated with certain microbial toxins, is called food poisoning.
Disinfectant is an agent that frees from infection by killing the vegetative cells of microorganisms.