anaerobic

The absence of air (specifically of free oxygen). Used to describe a biological habitat or an organism that has very low tolerance for oxygen.

Anaerobic

A life or process that occurs in, or is not destroyed by, the absence of oxygen.

Anaerobic

Living or active in the absence of free oxygen. In a compost bin decay speeds up with the introduction of air and water.

anaerobic

Reactions (usually biological) that take place in the absence of oxygen

anaerobic

(Humans as organisms) without oxygen

Anaerobic

Living in the absence of free oxygen e.g. anaerobic bacteria. Obligate anaerobes grow only in the absence of oxygen; facultative anaerobes grow either with or without oxygen.

Anaerobic

able to live and grow where there is no air.
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anaerobic

Pertaining to the absence of free oxygen. Anaerobic organisms do not require oxygen for their life processes, in fact oxygen is toxic to many of them. Most anaerobic organisms are bacteria or archaeans.
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Anaerobic

Describes organisms living or occurring when oxygen is absent. Usually term used when talking about compost heaps.
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Anaerobic

A life or process that occurs in, or is not destroyed by, the absence of oxygen.
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anaerobic

Not requiring free, molecular oxygen for respiration.
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anaerobic

[adj] - not aerobic 2. [adj] - living or active in the absence of free oxygen
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Anaerobic

(1) microorganisms that do not require oxygen for their respiratory processes; (2) an environment in which oxygen is not available
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Anaerobic

Those metabolic processes which are not dependent on oxygen. Anaerobic organisms can therefore thrive in tissues which are hypoxic or anoxic.
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Anaerobic

Occurring in the absence of air or oxygen. See also: Aerobic, Anaerobe, Oxygen.
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Anaerobic

living or occurring only in the absence of free oxygen.
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anaerobic

In the absence of air or unreacted or free oxygen.
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Anaerobic

Operating in the absence of Oxygen
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Anaerobic

An environment, such as a soil, that has no oxygen. Bacteria require oxygen to live, so the absence of this gas will mean the absence of bacteria. This means the preservation of things that bacteria usually be destroyed will survive.
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Anaerobic

Without oxygen
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Anaerobic

Exercise without use of oxygen as an energy source; short of bursts of vigorous exercises.
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Anaerobic

An organism which does not require oxygen in order to live.
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Anaerobic

Anaerobic: Not requiring oxygen. Anaerobic bacteria do not need oxygen to grow; in fact, oxygen is usually toxic to them. An anaerobic environment lacks oxygen.
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Anaerobic

literally, 'without oxygen.' In anaerobic exercise, energy is produced without oxygen, usually because the exercise intensity is such that the heart and lungs can't get enough oxygen to the muscles. Anaerobic exercise creates a byproduct called lactate, which builds up in the muscles and causes soreness and fatigue.
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Anaërobic

An·a`ë·rob'ic adjective (Biol.) Relating to, or like, anaërobies; anaërobiotic.
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