aerobe

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an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life

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Studies of tadpole and adult frog microflora have shown more anaerobic organisms growing in culture than aerobic organisms (Halliday, T.
Instead, biocides mostly kill circulating aerobic organisms upsetting the population balance in favor of sequestered, unreachable anaerobes.
The results do not, however, run contrary to existing theories on life's journey from anaerobic to aerobic organisms.
This will ensure that there is at least an inch of space between the water's surface and the top of the lid, to allow for adequate air exchange, since paramecia are aerobic organisms.
Fortunately, aerobic organisms such as humans have elaborately developed circulatory and respiratory systems available to continuously deliver oxygen to the cells.