Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
facultative anaerobe in Medicine

facultative anaerobe

n.
  1. An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live in the absence as well as in the presence of atmospheric oxygen.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.