Microorganism vs Xanthopterin - What's the difference?

microorganism | xanthopterin |


As nouns the difference between microorganism and xanthopterin

is that microorganism is while xanthopterin is a yellow crystalline solid that occurs mainly in the wings of butterflies and in the urine of mammals, converted by microorganisms into folic acid.

microorganism

Alternative forms

* micro-organism *

Noun

(en noun)
  • (microbiology) An organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, especially a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium.
  • The cud is then reswallowed and further digested by specialized microorganisms that live in the rumen.

    See also

    * macroorganism English words with vowel pseudo-digraphs ----

    xanthopterin

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia xanthopterin)
  • A yellow crystalline solid that occurs mainly in the wings of butterflies and in the urine of mammals, converted by microorganisms into folic acid.