anaerobiosis

noun
an·​aero·​bi·​o·​sis | \ ˌa-nə-rō-(ˌ)bī-ˈō-səs How to pronounce anaerobiosis (audio) , -bē-; ˌan-ˌer-ō- \
plural anaerobioses\ ˌa-​nə-​rō-​(ˌ)bī-​-​ˈō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce anaerobioses (audio) , -​bē-​ ; ˌan-​ˌer-​ō-​ \

Definition of anaerobiosis

: life in the absence of air or free oxygen

First Known Use of anaerobiosis

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaerobiosis

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“Anaerobiosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaerobiosis. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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anaerobiosis

noun
an·​aero·​bi·​o·​sis | \ ˌan-ə-rō-(ˌ)bī-ˈō-səs How to pronounce anaerobiosis (audio) , -bē-; ˌan-ˌa(-ə)r-ō- How to pronounce anaerobiosis (audio) , -ˌe(-ə)r- \
plural anaerobioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce anaerobioses (audio) \

Medical Definition of anaerobiosis

: life in the absence of air or free oxygen

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