Anaerobic definition

ănə-rōbĭk, -âr-ō-
Living or occurring in the absence of free oxygen.

Anaerobic bacteria.

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Able to live and grow where there is no air or free oxygen, as certain bacteria.
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Without oxygen; especially of an environment or organism.
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Of or relating to anaerobes.
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Of or produced by anaerobes.
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Designating or of exercise, as weight lifting, that increases strength, promotes weight loss, etc., but does not increase cardiovascular efficiency.
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Living or occurring in the absence of free oxygen.

Anaerobic bacteria.

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Of or relating to anaerobes.
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Occurring in the absence of oxygen or not requiring oxygen to live. Anaerobic bacteria produce energy from food molecules without the presence of oxygen.
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Of, or relating to an anaerobe.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of anaerobic - anerobic

Origin of anaerobic

  • From French anaérobie.

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