aerotolerant


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aerotolerant

 [ār″o-tol´er-ant]
surviving and growing in small amounts of air; said of anaerobic microorganisms.

aerotolerant

/aero·tol·er·ant/ (-tol´er-ant) surviving and growing in small amounts of air; said of anaerobic microorganisms.

Aerotolerant

adjective 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.

aerotolerant

adjective 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

aer·o·tol·er·ant

(ār'ō-tol'ĕr-ănt)
Able to survive in the presence of oxygen; said of some anaerobic microorganisms.
[aero- + tolerant]

aerotolerant

surviving and growing in air; said of anaerobic microorganisms.
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