facultative anaerobe

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facultative anaerobe

[′fak·əl‚tād·iv ′an·ə‚rōb]
(microbiology)
A microorganism that grows equally well under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
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7) The most common aerobic and facultative anaerobic organisms isolated were Streptococcus pyogenes (~45%), Streptococcus milleri (~26%), Haemophilus influenzae (~10%), and viridans group streptococci (~10%).

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