aerobe

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Related to facultative aerobes: Aerobic bacteria, obligate anaerobes

aerobe

[′e‚rōb]
(biology)
An organism that requires 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.
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