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surviving and growing in small amounts of air; said of anaerobic microorganisms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Aerotolerantadjective Referring to the ability to survive in the presence of O2, as in facultative anaerobes, which don’t require O2 for survival but are not harmed by its presence.
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aerotolerantadjective Referring to the ability to survive in the presence of O2, as in facultative anaerobes, which don't require O2 for survival, but are not harmed by its presence
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Able to survive in the presence of oxygen; said of some anaerobic microorganisms.
[aero- + tolerant]
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