Definition of Obligate anaerobe

1. Noun. An organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen.

Generic synonyms: Anaerobe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obligate Anaerobe

oblative
oblatory
oblatration
oblatrations
oblatum
oblectation
oblectations
obley
obleys
oblig'd
obligable
obligant
obligants
obligate
obligate aerobe
obligate anaerobe (current term)
obligate biped
obligate bipeds
obligate carnivore
obligate carnivores
obligate carrier
obligate parasite
obligate quadruped
obligate quadrupeds
obligated
obligated(p)
obligatedly
obligatee
obligatees
obligately

Literary usage of Obligate anaerobe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sewage Disposal by George W. Fuller (1912)
"... of the organisms concerned, and they were inclined to believe that true putrefaction was brought about by a single organism, an obligate anaerobe, ..."

2. Oral Abscesses by Kurt Hermann Thoma (1916)
"3 and the obligate anaerobe bacillus ramosus. ... The following bacteria were found : oxygen tolerant ; streptococcus, obligate anaerobe ; staphylococcus ..."

3. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1916)
"The tetanus bacillus is typically an obligate anaerobe, although various successful ... Conditions-of Growth,—Bacillus tetani is an obligate anaerobe, ..."

4. Veterinary Bacteriology: A Treatise on the Bacteria, Yeasts, Molds, and by Robert Earle Buchanan (1911)
"The isolation in pure culture of B. tetani is attended with considerable difficulty, largely on account of its being an obligate anaerobe. ..."

5. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for the by John William Henry Eyre (1902)
"The question as to whether the organism under observation is (a) an obligate aerobe, (b) a facultative anaerobe, or (c) an obligate anaerobe is roughly ..."

6. Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology by Dept. of Bacteriology and Public Health, Michigan, Michigan State University, East Lansing Agricultural College, Dept. of Bacteriology and Hygiene (1916)
"According to the necessity of one kind of food or environment, into: Obligate: indicating absolute requirements, eg, obligate parasite, obligate anaerobe; ..."

7. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"This may occur when an obligate anaerobe is exposed to a trace of oxygen, while a facultative anaerobe may under special conditions grow more actively in ..."

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