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Meaning of ANAEROBIC

Pronunciation:  `aneh'rowbik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  living or active in the absence of free oxygen; "anaerobic bacteria"
  2. [adj]  not aerobic; "isometric exercises are anaerobic"
 

ANAEROBIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anaerobiotic
 
 Antonyms: aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \An*a`["e]*rob"ic\, a. (Biol.)
    Relating to, or like, ana["e]robies; ana["e]robiotic.
    
    
  2. \An*a`["e]*rob"ic\, a. [Pref. an-not + a["e]robic.]
    (Biol.)
    Not requiring air or oxygen for life; -- applied especially
    to those microbes to which free oxygen is unnecessary;
    ana["e]robiotic; -- opposed to {a["e]robic}.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Able to live without oxygen, as certain bacteria; or, a type of exercise in which short, vigorous bursts of activity requiring little additional oxygen are performed. Opposite of AEROBIC.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Relating to a process that occurs with little or no oxygen present.
 

 

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