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Relating to an anaerobe; living without dioxygen.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. Living or occurring in the absence of free oxygen: anaerobic bacteria.
2. Of or relating to anaerobes.
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(1) Referring to an anaerobe.
(2) Lacking (adequate) O2.
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an·aer·o·bic, anaerobiotic (an'ār-ō'bik, ār-ō-bī-ot'ik)
Relating to an anaerobe; living without oxygen.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
anaerobicLiving and being capable of reproducing in the absence of free oxygen. Only certain very simple organisms, such as some bacteria, are capable of anaerobic existence.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Referring to an organism that can live in the absence of air or oxygen. About two-thirds of animal bites are found to contain anaerobic disease-producing organisms.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Ability to sustain life in an atmosphere devoid of oxygen. See aerobic.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann