Aerobic Definition

Able to live, grow, or take place only where free oxygen is present.
Webster's New World
Of or produced by aerobes.
Webster's New World
Designating or involving exercise, such as running or swimming, that conditions the heart and lungs by increasing the efficiency of oxygen intake by the body.
Webster's New World
Living or occurring only in the presence of free oxygen.
Aerobic bacteria.
American Heritage Medicine
Of or relating to aerobes.
American Heritage Medicine

Origin of Aerobic

  • French aérobie, coined in 1863 by Louis Pasteur, from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aēr, “air”) + βίος (bios, “life”) +‎ -ic.

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