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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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Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans is a chemolithotrophic acidophilic, obligately autotrophic bacterium which derives its energy by oxidizing reduced or partially reduced sulfur compounds and obtains its carbon by fixing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere [16].
Evolution of host resistance and trade-offs between virulence and transmission potential in an obligately killing parasite.
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.