anaerobiosis


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an·aer·o·bi·o·sis

(an'ār-ō-bī-ō'sis),
Existence in an dioxygen-free atmosphere.
[G. an- priv. + aēr, air, + biōsis, way of living]

anaerobiosis

/an·aer·o·bi·o·sis/ (an″ah-ro″bi-o´sis) metabolic processes occurring in the absence of molecular oxygen.

anaerobiosis

(ăn′ə-rō′bī-ō′sĭs, -âr-ō′-)
n.
Life sustained by an organism in the absence of oxygen.

an′aer·o′bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

an·aer·o·bi·o·sis

(an'ār-ō-bī-ō'sis)
Existence in an oxygen-free atmosphere.
[G. an- priv. + aēr, air, + biōsis, way of living]

anaerobiosis

life in the absence of oxygen; a term applied most commonly to microbes.
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