Adjectives for organisms

Organisms adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun organisms in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing ORGANISMS.

active, adult, advanced, aerobic, allied, anaerobic, ancestral, ancient, animal, aquatic, associated, bacterial, beneficial, benthic, biological, causative, causing, cell, celled, cellular, certain, commensal, common, complete

complex, complicated, dead, developed, different, diploid, distinct, diverse, dwelling, earliest, elementary, encapsulated, enteric, entire, eukaryotic, extinct, fast, few, first, following, foreign, forming, fossil, freshwater

fungal, harmful, healthy, heterotrophic, higher, highest, human, important, independent, individual, infecting, infectious, infective, inferior, intracellular, invading, isolated, large, larger, like, little, live, living, low

lower, lowest, lowly, many, marine, micro, microbial, microscopic, minute, modern, modified, more, most, motile, multicelled, multicellular, multiple, natural, negative, new, nonhuman, nontarget, numerous, only

opportunistic, other, own, parasitic, particular, pathogenic, photosynthetic, physical, planktonic, political, positive, primitive, producing, prokaryotic, putrefactive, pyogenic, related, resistant, same, sensitive, separate, sessile, several, similar

simple, simpler, simplest, singlecelled, small, smaller, social, specific, such, susceptible, terrestrial, tiny, transgenic, unicellular, unrelated, unusual, various, viable, virulent, whole

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