facultative

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That grants permission or power to do something
Of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty
Able to grow in or outside of a host or host cell
Not obligate; optional, discretionary or elective
adjective indicating a bacterium is able to grow in either the presence or absence of an environmental factor (i e for oxygen, facultative anaerobe; for growth inside cells, facultative intracellular)
Able to live under widely different environmental conditions (especially either aerobically or anaerobically)
able to exist under more than one set of conditions; "a facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte"
having the power to live under different conditions either with or without oxygen
An organism that is capable of living under a variety of conditions
The right of option The right of an underwriter to decide whether or not to accept a risk
not compulsory; "facultative courses in the sciences"
Not compulsory; optional, discretionary or elective
not compulsory; "facultative courses in the sciences" granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something; "a facultative enactment" able to exist under more than one set of conditions; "a facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte" of or relating to the mental faculties
A group of microorganisms which prefer or preferentially use molecular oxygen when available, but are capable of suing other pathways for energy and synthesis if molecular oxygen is not available
Literally means "optional"; an adjective used to describe that an environmental factor is optionally (not necessarily) required for an organism to grow For example, a facultative anaerobe can normally grow in the presence of oxygen but alternatively, it can also grow without oxygen
A microbial trait enabling aerobic or anaerobic respiration, depending on environment
of or relating to the mental faculties
granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something; "a facultative enactment"
Of such a character as to admit of existing under various forms or conditions, or of happening or not happening, or the like; Having the power to live under different conditions; as, a facultative parasite, a plant which is normally saprophytic, but which may exist wholly or in part as a parasite; opposed to obligate
Having the capacity to live under more than one specific set of environmental conditions, as an animal or plant that can live in either a wetland or upland environment (opposed to obligate)
{s} making possible, allowing; optional; possible; able to exist in more than one set of environmental conditions (Biology)
Facultative reinsurance means reinsurance of individual risks by offer and acceptance wherein the reinsurer retains the "faculty" to accept or reject each risk offered
Having relation to the grant or exercise faculty, or authority, privilege, license, or the like hence, optional; as, facultative enactments, or those which convey a faculty, or permission; the facultative referendum of Switzerland is one that is optional with the people and is necessary only when demanded by petition; facultative studies; opposed to obligatory and compulsory, and sometimes used with to
Indicates that a bacterium is able to grow in the presence or absence of an environmental condition (e g , facultative aerobe can grow in environments with or without oxygen)
Pertaining to a faculty or faculties
Facultative bacteria can use either molecular (dissolved) oxygen or oxygen obtained from food material such as sulfate or nitrate ions In other words, facultative bacteria can live under aerobic or anaerobic conditions
This term refers to organisms that can adapt to pollution but prefer unpolluted conditions
facultative biped
Adapted primary for walking on two legs, but able to walk on four legs
facultative bipeds
plural form of facultative biped
facultative quadruped
Adapted primary for walking on four legs, but able to walk on two legs
facultative quadrupeds
plural form of facultative quadruped
facultative apomict
A plant capable of reproducing either sexually or asexually
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