Definitions for obligate anaerobe

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  1. obligate anaerobe(noun)

    an organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen

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  1. Obligate anaerobe

    Obligate anaerobes are microorganisms that live and grow in the absence of molecular oxygen; some of these are killed by oxygen.

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