Lysosome: Cell organelle that is part of the intracellular digestive system. Microscopic: Can not be observed with naked eye. Macroscopic: Can be observed with naked eye. Microscope: Optical instrument that greatly magnifies minute objects. Microorganism: Minute living body not seen with naked eye. Mitochondria: Oval shaped cell organelles that contain the enzymes for aerobic stages of cell respiration and thus the site of ATP synthesis. Microtubule/Microfilament: Tubular structures present in an
eukaryotic cell and are important for maintaining rigidity; transporting substances in different directions with in a cell. Nuclear membrane: A membrane enveloping nucleus of a living
cell. Nucleolus: Structure in the nucleus of a cell made of DNA, RNA, and protein. It is the site of synthesis of ribosomal RNA(rRNA). Purulent: Full of pus
A supposition or view, usually self-evident that is assumed with out proof.
Pleural effusion: Fluid accumulated in pleural cavity. Primary stain: The dye applied first in differential staining
procedures. Counter stain: The dye which stains the micro-organism or part of it
after decolorization of the primary stain.