aerobe

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noun aer·obe \ ˈer-ˌōb \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of aerobe

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

Origin and Etymology of aerobe

French aérobie, from aéro- aer- + -bie (from Greek -bion, from bios life) — more at quick


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aerobe

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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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