From an- + aerobiosis.
anaerobiosis (countable and uncountable, plural anaerobioses)
- (biology) Any form of life that is sustained in the absence of air (or oxygen)
1913, John William Henry Eyre, The Elements of Bacteriological Technique:
- This last method is the most satisfactory for anaerobic cultivations, as by its means complete anaerobiosis can be obtained with the least expenditure of time and trouble.
life sustained in the absence of air or oxygen