ALL meanings of aerobe

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  • noun aerobe an organism that requires oxygen for respiration 3
  • noun aerobe a microorganism that can live and grow only where free oxygen is present 3
  • noun aerobe A microorganism that grows in the presence of air or requires oxygen for growth. 1
  • noun aerobe an organism, especially a bacterium, that requires air or free oxygen for life (opposed to anaerobe). 1
  • noun aerobe (biology) Any organism (but especially a bacterium) that can tolerate the presence of oxygen, or that needs oxygen to survive. 0
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