๐Ÿฆ  Microbe

A microbe, as a bacterium grown in a ๐Ÿงซ Petri Dish or observed under a ๐Ÿ”ฌ Microscope. Generally depicted as a squiggly, single-celled microorganism with prominent cilia. Color, shape, and position vary across platforms.

Commonly used to represent bacteria, viruses, and germs and disease more generally. Also may be used as a green accent color.

Apple, Samsung, and Twitter’s microbes are bright green. Microsoft’s is blue, Facebook’s indigo, and WhatsApp’s purple. Google’s design features five microbes in different, bright colors.

Microbe was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018 and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿฆ  Cell
  • ๐Ÿฆ  Germ
  • ๐Ÿฆ  Microorganism

Apple Name

๐Ÿฆ  Microbe


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