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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.

anaerobe

(æˈnɛərəʊb; ˈænərəʊb) or

anaerobium

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

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]
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
Translations

anaerobe

[ænˈɛərəʊb] anaerobium aenɛəˈrəʊbɪəm] n (anaerobia (pl)) [ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪə]anaerobio

an·aer·obe

n. anaerobio, microorganismo que se multiplica en ausencia de aire u oxígeno.
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According to the company, Bifidobacterium is obligatory anaerobe which exists as enteroflora in the human body and known as nonpathogenic bacteria.
Bifidobacterium is obligatory anaerobe which exists as enteroflora in the human body, and known as nonpathogenic bacteria.
According to a study published in Anaerobe (the official journal of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas), there are benefits to taking GanedenBC30 and prebiotics together versus taking prebiotics alone.
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Chapters are written from a molecular and genomic perspective, with speculative models for future research, and address the genome projects for and cytoskeletons of Entamoeba histolytica, Trichomonas vaginalis, Giardia and other diplomonads; genomic analyses and manipulation of gene expression in Entamoeba histolytica; nuclear and chromosomal structure and replication in Giardia; and the mitochondrion-like organelles of a fourth anaerobe, Blastocystis.
* Physical exercises for the improvement of the anaerobe effort's capacity are characterized by maximum efforts of short duration and that assure the energy from the consumption of the glycolitic reserves of the organism in lack of [O.sub.2] (the debt of [O.sub.2] is "paid" after finishing the effort, by the engagement of the metabolic processes of anaerobe type), this supposes the making of the exercises with maximum efforts, of short duration by using the speed running, jumps and exercises with difficulties.
Bacteroides fragilis is an obligate anaerobe which will appear as a gram negative bacillus on a gram stain.
Total sebum lipids (2- 4 mg/ml), sonicated into bacterial culture medium, caused 4- to 5-fold log reduction in growth of gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus salivarius and the anaerobe Fusobacterium nucleatum, but was ineffective against most gram-negative bacteria.
The vagina normally contains lots of "good" bacteria called lactobacilli plus a few other types of bacteria called anaerobes. Too many anaerobes can cause bacterial vaginosis, although health care professionals are not certain why the anaerobe bacteria overgrow and cause this infection.