anaerobe

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anaerobe

, anaerobium
an organism that does not require oxygen for respiration
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anaerobe

[′an·ə‚rōb]
(biology)
An organism that does not require air or free oxygen to maintain its life processes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.