How to use Germ theory in a sentence
From about 1870 onwards the " germ theory of disease " has passed into acceptance.
Thus arose the foundations of the modern " germ theory of disease;" and, in the midst of the wildest conjectures and the worst of logic, a nucleus of facts was won, which has since grown, and is growing daily.
The antiseptic method of treating wounds (see Surgery) was introduced by Lord Lister, and was an outcome of Pasteur's germ theory of putrefaction.
And Jenner had created this vaccine for smallpox without even understanding the basics of germ theory!
Louis Pasteur came along around this same time and proffered the germ theory of disease and a vaccine for rabies.Advertisement