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aerobe

noun aer·obe \ˈer-ˌōb\

Definition of AEROBE

:  an organism (as a bacterium) that lives only in the presence of oxygen
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Origin of AEROBE

French aérobie, from aéro- aer- + -bie (from Greek -bion, from bios life) — more at quick
First Known Use: 1886
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aerobe

noun aer·obe \ˈa(-ə)r-ˌōb, ˈe(-ə)r-\

Medical Definition of AEROBE

:  an organism (as a bacterium) that lives only in the presence of oxygen

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