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aerobe

 [ār´ōb]
a microorganism that lives and grows in the presence of free oxygen. adj., adj aero´bic.
facultative aerobe one that can live in the presence of oxygen, but does not require it.
obligate aerobe one that cannot live without oxygen.

aer·obe

(ār'ōb),
1. An organism that can live and grow in the presence of oxygen.
2. An organism that can use oxygen as a final electron acceptor in a respiratory chain.
[aero- + G. bios, life]

aerobe

/aer·obe/ (ār´ōb) a microorganism that lives and grows in the presence of free oxygen.
facultative aerobes  microorganisms that can live in the presence or absence of oxygen.
obligate aerobes  microorganisms that require oxygen for growth.

aerobe

(âr′ōb′)
n.
An organism, such as a bacterium, requiring free oxygen to live.

aerobe

[er′ōb]
Etymology: Gk, aer + bios, life
a microorganism able to live and grow in the presence of free oxygen. An aerobe may be facultative or obligate. Compare anaerobe, microaerophile. aerobic, adj.

Aerobe

An organism that must (obligate aerobe) or is able to (facultative aerobe) live in an O2-containing environment, and which may use O2 as the terminal electron acceptor in respiration.

aer·obe

(ār'ōb)
1. An organism that can live and grow in the presence of oxygen.
2. An organism that can use oxygen as a final electron acceptor in a respiratory chain.
[aero- + G. bios, life]

aerobe

An organism, especially a bacterium, that requires oxygen or air to live. Some bacteria are ANAEROBIC.

aerobe

any organism (typically a microorganism) that can survive only in the presence of oxygen required for AEROBIC RESPIRATION.

Aerobe

Bacteria that require oxygen to live.

aerobe

oxygen-dependent organism

aer·obe

(ār'ōb)
1. An organism that can live and grow in the presence of oxygen.
2. An organism that uses oxygen as a final electron acceptor in a respiratory chain.
[aero- + G. bios, life]

aerobe

a microorganism that grows in the presence of free oxygen and utilizes oxygen for oxidative phosphorylation.

facultative aerobe
one that can live in the presence of oxygen.
obligate aerobe
one that cannot live without oxygen.

Patient discussion about aerobe

Q. I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good? I am 22 years old and my dad is diabetic. He is having very severe diabetes. He takes insulin injection ever day. He says that I must keep an active and healthy lifestyle and this will keep me fit. If I have any chances of diabetes it will be reduced. He tells me to play every day and do aerobics and to carry this till my old age. But I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good?

A. Gym is to make your muscles to have good endurance. But sports keep you active and give you complete body fitness. Aerobics is good for your heart, muscles and lungs. What I would say is that if you have time you can do both aerobic and gym. Keep playing throughout your life. This will keep you fit and it reduces the occurrence of diabetes as well.
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Q. Regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer? I am a regular participant of aerobic, so the regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer?

A. You have some reason to be happy. Research suggests that exercise often modifies some of the risk factors associated with certain kinds of cancer. Obesity has been linked to cancer of the breast and the female reproductive system. Regular exercise has been shown to help promote weight loss. Several studies have also found that men who worked at sedentary jobs for most of their lives had a greater incidence of colon cancer than those in more active jobs. Exercise will not compensate the effects of a high-fat diet or smoking. Still it can contribute, even indirectly, to a reduced risk of cancer. As such, exercising regularly is recommended by the ACS [American Cancer Society] as an integral part of its cancer prevention program.

Q. Does anyone have any experience or suggestions regarding aerobic exercise post DVT and/or PE?

A. drink a lot of water and be aware. if you take your meds i think there shouldn't be a problem, but i strongly recommend asking your physician about it. he knows you and the problem and can give you a much much better answer.

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Since the vast majority of bacteria that cause clinically significant problems in patients are either aerobes or facultative anaerobes (bacteria that consume oxygen), changes in the level of oxygen in a platelet sample indicate the presence of bacteria.
1971); and plated on Brain-Heart Infusion agar (DIFCO Laboratories, Detroit, MI) following anaerobic or aerobic incubation at 37[degrees]C for 24 h to count anaerobes or aerobes.
Keflex(R) (cephalexin capsules, USP) is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic shown to be active against strains of both gram-positive and gram- negative aerobes in vitro and in clinical infections.
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All swabs were cultured for aerobes by standard techniques.