Definitions for "Anaerobic bacteria"
A group of bacteria which thrive in the absence of oxygen. The most notable to the food industry is the Clostridium botulinum, the source of botulin poisoning in humans.
bacterial organisms that survive in relatively low oxygen concentrations
a type of bacteria that can survive in an oxygen-poor environment. In the genital tract, some kinds of anaerobic bacteria can cause infections that may lead to infertility.