anaerobic

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Etymology[edit]

From French anaérobie, from Ancient Greek ἀν- (an-, not) + ἀήρ (aḗr, air) + βίος (bíos, life) + -ic.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌænəˈɹoʊbik/
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Adjective[edit]

anaerobic (not comparable)

  1. Without oxygen; especially of an environment or organism.
  2. Of exercise, involving glycolysis (the conversion of glucose to adenosine triphosphate) rather than using oxygen to supply bodily energy needs.
  3. Of or relating to an anaerobe.

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Adjective[edit]

anaerobic (not comparable)

  1. anaerobic