an·aer·o·bi·o·sis (ăn'ə-rō'bī-ōʹsĭs, ăn'â-rō'-) n.
Life sustained by an organism in the absence of oxygen.
  an'aer·o'bi·otʹic (-ŏtʹĭk) adj.

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  • anaerobiosis — n. life in an air deprived or oxygen deprived environment …   English contemporary dictionary

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