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1. An organism that can live and grow only in the presence of oxygen; especially a bacterium.
2. An organism that can use oxygen as a final electron acceptor in a respiratory chain.
3. A micro-organism that requires free oxygen for its existence.

An antonym of anaerobe.

This entry is located in the following unit: aero-, aer-, aeri- (page 2)
Word Entries containing the term: “aerobe
obligate aerobe, obligate aerobium
An organism especially a bacterium that requires air or free oxygen for life or which is dependent on the presence of molecular oxygen to breathe.
This entry is located in the following units: aero-, aer-, aeri- (page 12) lig- (page 2)