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anaerobe (s) (noun), anaerobes (pl)
1. A microorganism that lives and grows in the complete, or almost complete, absence of molecular oxygen.
2. Any organism that can live in the absence of oxygen; including anaerobes that are unable to even live in low concentrations of oxygen.
Word Entries containing the term: “anaerobe
obligate anaerobe
An organism that can live only in the absence of oxygen.
This entry is located in the following units: aero-, aer-, aeri- (page 12) lig- (page 2)