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aerobic

require oxygen for growth

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anaerobic

require oxygen free conditions for growth

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microaerophilic

require small amounts of oxygen for growth

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obligate

compulsory

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facultative

optional

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autotroph

carbon and energy from inorganic sources

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heterotroph

carbon and energy from organic sources

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photo

from light

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chemo

from chemical

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domain

highest level of biological classification

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genus

taxonomic group of related species

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species

collection of strains that all share the same major properties and differ in one or more significant properties from other collections of strains

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taxonomy

science of identification, classification and nomenclature