noun, plural: aerobes
An aerobic organism, i.e. an organism that requires oxygen for growth and oxygen based metabolism (e.g. aerobic respiration).
Word origin: French aérobie : Greek āēr, air + Greek bios, life.
Also called: aerobic organism.
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