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anaerobic

an·aer·o·bic

anaerobic

 
pronunciation:
ae n ro bihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to live or act in the absence of free oxygen.
anaerobic bacteria in flooded soil
definition 2: relating to or caused by a complete lack of oxygen.
anaerobic fermentation of wine
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derivation: anaerobically (adv.)
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