facultative anaerobes Organisms, such as certain bacteria, fungi, and some internal parasites of animals, that are able to alter their metabolism to grow in either the presence or absence of oxygen. The best-known facultative anaerobe is Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the yeast used in brewing. See anaerobic respiration.
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