Obligate

Refers to an organism that is restricted to a particular set of environmental conditions, without which it cannot survive.

Obligate

The way project sponsors spend money, typically by putting their project under contract for construction. Grant programs often require project sponsors to obligate funds in a timely manner or lose the funds.
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obligate

Restricted to a particular set of environmental conditions, without which an organism cannot survive. (e.g., an obligate parasite can survive only by parasitizing another organism.)
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obligate

[adj] - (biology) restricted to a particular condition of life 2. [v] - commit in order to fulfill an obligation
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Obligate

Ob'li·gate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Obligated ; present participle & verbal noun Obligating .] [ Latin obligatus , past participle of obligare . See Oblige .] 1. To bring or place under...
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obligate

Without an alternative system or pathway. ... Origin: L. Ob-ligo, pp. -atus, to bind to ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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obligate

adjective restricted to a particular condition of life; `an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen`
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obligate

(ob´lĭ-gāt) not facultative; necessary; compulsory; pertaining to or characterized by the ability to survive only in a particular environment or to assume only a particular role, as an obligate anaerobe.
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Obligate

• (v. t.) To bring or place under obligation, moral or legal; to hold by a constraining motive. • (v. t.) To bind or firmly hold to an act; to compel; to constrain; to bind to any act of duty or courtesy by a formal pledge.
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obligate

obligate 1. To bind, to compel, or to constrain by a social, legal, or moral tie. 2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; to oblige. 3. To commit; for example, money, in order to fulfill an obligation. 4. In biology, restricted to one particular mode of life or set of conditions. 5. Restricted to a single mode of behavior or environmental condi...
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obligate

restricted to a particular host, substratum or mode of nutrition.
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OBLIGATE

Pertaining to a species which is unable to live outside the cave environment, often found in the dark zone and may display troglomorphic adaptations.
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obligate

Type: Term Pronunciation: ob′li-gāt Definitions: 1. Without an alternative system or pathway.
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Obligate

restricted to particular conditions or circumstances
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Obligate

As an adjective, obligate means `by necessity` (antonym facultative) and is used mainly in biology in phrases such as: ...
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Obligate

restricted to a single mode of behavior or environmental condition (Morris 1992).
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obligate

of parasites, unable to survive without the host; compare faculative.
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Obligate

A species that is dependent on a very narrow food base. The White-tailed Kite feeds almost entirely on mice of the genus Microtus. The kite has been described as a Microtene Obligate. The Snail Kite feeds entirely on snails, and specifically the Apple Snail (Pomacea paludosa).
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Obligate

required, exhibited by all species without exception.
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obligate

refers to an organism that is restricted to a particular set of environmental conditions or behaviour, without which it cannot survive
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Obligate

restricted to particular conditions or circumstances
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