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noun, plural: anaerobes

An anaerobic organism that does not require oxygen for growth and metabolism (e.g. anaerobic respiration).


Word origin: an- from Greek, "not, without," + Greek āero-, from āēr, air

Also called: anaerobic organism.
Compare: aerobe.

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