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synonyms for facultative

  • discretional
  • discretionary
  • elective
  • noncompulsory
  • nonobligatory
  • not required
  • volitional
  • voluntary
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Similarly the saphrophytes are classed as obligatory saphrophytes and facultative parasites.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
If a parasite cannot exist outside animal tissues, it is an obligatory parasite; if it can, it is a facultative saphrophyte.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
I have seen this particularly in those cases where facultative divergence also was greater than usual.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
Moreover, the extent of the "facultative" divergence attainable by prisms shows a considerable latitude.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
(b) Both saprophytic and facultative parasitic bacteria agree in requiring non-concentrated food.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The enumeration of the anaerobic organisms (including the facultative anaerobes).
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The greater number of the organisms are facultative anærobes and oxygen is not necessary.
THE BACILLUS OF LONG LIFELOUDON DOUGLAS
It is not normally parasitic, however, and hence will be considered with other facultative parasites in Chapter IV.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
Various species of Calliphorin are occasionally met with as facultative parasites of man.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
In some cantons the referendum is obligatory, in others it is "facultative," or optional.
THE GOVERNMENTS OF EUROPEFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FACULTATIVE

  • at the call
  • elective
  • facultative
  • judge and jury
  • leftover
  • nonmandatory
  • nonobligatory
  • open
  • optional
  • unrestricted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.