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an·aer·obe

 (ăn′ə-rōb′, ăn-âr′ōb′)
n.
An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live in the absence of free oxygen.
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anaerobe

(æˈnɛərəʊb; ˈænərəʊb) or

anaerobium

n, pl -obes or -obia (-ˈəʊbɪə)
(Biology) an organism that does not require oxygen for respiration. Compare aerobe
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an•aer•obe

(ˈæn əˌroʊb, ænˈɛər oʊb)

n.
an organism, esp. a bacterium, that does not require air or free oxygen to live (opposed to aerobe).
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anaerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to liveanaerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
obligate anaerobe - an organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen
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Translations

anaerobe

[ænˈɛərəʊb] anaerobium aenɛəˈrəʊbɪəm] n (anaerobia (pl)) [ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪə]anaerobio
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an·aer·obe

n. anaerobio, microorganismo que se multiplica en ausencia de aire u oxígeno.
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An anaerobic organism is one which doesn't require what?
In the case described above, certain clues towards the involvement of an anaerobic organism, in particular Fusobacterium spp, were appreciated.
Actinomycosis is a bacterial infection due to Actinomyces israelii, a gram-positive anaerobic organism. Actinomyces normally exists in the aerodigestive flora and only crosses mucosal surfaces by means of facial injury or trauma [1].
Prior negative aerobic cultures and inadequate incubation times for anaerobic cultures raised suspicion that an anaerobic organism is the pathogen.
This step is performing by methanogene microorganisms which are strictly anaerobic organism and oxygen is poison for them.
Since aerobic respiration generates ATP many times more efficiently than the alternative anaerobic pathway, there's a huge incentive for an anaerobic organism to form a symbiosis with an aerobic partner, explains Cavalier-Smith.
[15,16] Prevention of complications includes effective antibacterial medical therapy to start with to eliminate aerobic and anaerobic organism from the tissues.
Because of the time and expense involved in anaerobic organism identification, it is cost-effective to offer various levels of identification.
The most common anaerobic organism isolated were bacteroides found in (36%) cases while other anaerobes were Actinomyces (6%) and Peptostreptococcus (10%).
Obligate anaerobic organisms were isolated in 14 (19%) samples out of these, 10 (71%) samples showed growth of single anaerobic organism and the remaining 4 (29%) isolates showed the growth of two anaerobic microorganisms.
Patient with VP shunts who developed meningitis by unusual pathogens such as gram negative and anaerobic organism should investigated further.
Mostly anaerobic organisms are spread throughout the gastrointestinal tract, and relatively limited number of organisms are responsible for clinical disease in patients with surgical infections.