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an·aer·o·bic

 (ăn′ə-rō′bĭk, -âr-ō′-)
adj.
1. Living or occurring in the absence of free oxygen: anaerobic bacteria.
2. Of or relating to anaerobes.

an′aer·o′bi·cal·ly adv.
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anaerobic

(ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) (of an organism or process) requiring the absence of or not dependent on the presence of oxygen
2. (Biology) of or relating to anaerobes
ˌanaerˈobically adv
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an•aer•o•bic

(ˌæn əˈroʊ bɪk, ˌæn ɛə-)

adj.
1. (of an organism or tissue) living in the absence of air or free oxygen.
2. pertaining to or caused by the absence of oxygen.
[1880–85]
an`aer•o′bi•cal•ly, adv.
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an·aer·o·bic

(ăn′ə-rō′bĭk)
Occurring or living in the absence of oxygen: anaerobic bacteria. Compare aerobic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anaerobic - living or active in the absence of free oxygen; "anaerobic bacteria"
aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous - depending on free oxygen or air; "aerobic fermentation"
2.anaerobic - not aerobicanaerobic - not aerobic; "isometric exercises are anaerobic"
aerobic - based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency; "aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic"
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Translations

anaerobic

[ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪk] ADJanaerobio
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anaerobic

[ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪk] adj
[animal, process] → anaérobie
[exercise] → d'anaérobie
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anaerobic

adj (Biol, Chem) → anaerob; anaerobic reactionanaerobe Reaktion
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an·aer·o·bic

, anaerobiotic
a. anaeróbico, rel. a los anaerobios o de la naturaleza de éstos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

anaerobic

adj (esp. metabolism) anaeróbico, (organism) anaerobio
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Since waste water is anaerobicly pre-purified, energy consumption in the ensuing aerobic stage is significantly reduced.