Obligate

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

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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