aerobe

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aer·obe

 (âr′ōb′)
n.
An organism, such as a bacterium, requiring free oxygen to live.

[French aérobie : Greek āēr, air; see aero- + Greek bios, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

aerobe

(ˈɛərəʊb) or

aerobium

n, pl -obes or -obia (-ˈəʊbɪə)
(Microbiology) an organism that requires oxygen for respiration. Compare anaerobe
[C19: from aero- + Greek bios life. Compare microbe]

aer•obe

(ˈɛər oʊb)

n.
an organism, esp. a bacterium, that requires air or free oxygen to sustain life.
[1875–80; aer- + (micr) obe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for lifeaerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Translations

aer·obe

n. aerobio, organismo que requiere oxígeno para vivir.
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