anaerobic bacteria

anaerobic bacteria
/ænəroʊbɪk bækˈtɪəriə/ (say anuhrohbik bak'tearreeuh)

plural noun
bacteria which are able to live in the absence of oxygen or which die when exposed to oxygen.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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