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an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live

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Many of the identified phyla, including Bacteroidetes, Firmicutes, and Verrucomicrobia, are primarily obligate anaerobes.
Clindamycin, a chlorine-substituted derivative of lincomycin, is effective against gram-positive cocci and obligate anaerobes.
The two contracts cover the development of drugs that utilize obligate anaerobes and nonpathogenic bacteria, traits which are characteristic of Bifidobacterium, a human intestinal tract bacterium.
Molan8 further observes that clostridia, being obligate anaerobes, would be unlikely to survive in the presence of hydrogen peroxide produced in honey wound dressings.
A serum bottle modification of the Hungate technique for cultivating obligate anaerobes.