Definitions for obligate anaerobe
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word obligate anaerobe
an organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen
Obligate anaerobes are microorganisms that live and grow in the absence of molecular oxygen; some of these are killed by oxygen.
Find a translation for the obligate anaerobe definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these obligate anaerobe definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"obligate anaerobe." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/obligate anaerobe>.