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Aerobic organism

Definition

noun, plural: aerobic organisms

An organism that requires oxygen for growth and oxygen based metabolism (e.g. aerobic respiration).


Supplement

Word origin: French aérobie : Greek āēr, air + Greek bios, life.

Also called: aerobe.
Compare: anaerobe.


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