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Synonyms for obligate

to be morally bound to do

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

Synonyms for obligate

commit in order to fulfill an obligation

bind by an obligation

restricted to a particular condition of life

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purpuratus and Lytechinus variegatus (reviewed in Wray, 1999; Cameron and Coffman, 1999; Logan and McClay, 1999), both of which have obligately planktotrophic larvae.
Evolution of host resistance and trade-offs between virulence and transmission potential in an obligately killing parasite.
In diagnostic bacteriology, it is necessary to use several types of media for routine culture, particularly when the possible organisms are aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, and obligately.
These dramatic landscape modifications have affected the distribution of muskrats Ondatra zibethicus, a species obligately associated with semi-aquatic habitats, by restricting most of their suitable habitat to linear small streams and agricultural ditches.
1986, "Chemolithotrophic metabolism of the newly-isolated moderately thermophilic, obligately autotrophic Thiobacillus tepidarius", Arch.
In this study, we first surveyed the genetic information available about obligately cave-dwelling species.
The respiratory complex 1 in yeast: isolation of a gene NUO51 coding for the nucleotide binding subunit of NADH Ubiquinone Oxidoreductase from the obligately aerobic yeast Yarrowia lipolytica.
Facultatively semelparous individuals lie intermediate to obligately semelparous and iteroparous conditions and may provide excellent insights into the question of whether to invest in a single brood or to attempt a second.
asterias is an obligately outcrossing plant (Strong and Williamson, 2007), it is dependent on its pollinators to maintain viable populations.
Characterization of Lawsonia intracellularis, the obligately intracelularis bacterium of porcine proliferative.
Parasitism A symbiotic relationship where one organism (parasite) is metabolically and obligately dependent upon the other (host).
The eastern group has a life history that includes an obligate metamorphosis, the Mexican assemblage contains species that are obligately paedomorphic (i.
It is a large, obligately aerobic soil bacterium, which has one of the highest respiratory rates known among living organisms and is able to grow on a wide variety of carbohydrates, alcohols and organic acids.
Detection of bacteraemia was greatest on agar plates cultured anaerobically, although all bacteria isolated from blood samples were subsequently shown to be facultative anaerobes (Gram-positive cocci) and none was obligately anaerobic.