aerobiosis
Existence in an atmosphere containing oxygen. [aero- + G. biosis, mode of living]

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aero·bi·o·sis .ar-ō-bī-'ō-səs, .er-, -bē- n, pl -o·ses -.sēz life in the presence of air or oxygen
aero·bi·ot·ic -'ät-ik adj
aero·bi·ot·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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aero·bi·o·sis (ār″o-bi-oґsis) [aero- + biosis] life in the presence of molecular oxygen. aerobiotic adj

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  • aerobiosis — n. [Gr. aer, air; biosis, manner of life] Life in air or oxygen …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • aerobiosis — n. life supported by the presence of oxygen (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerobiosis — aero·bi·o·sis …   English syllables

  • aerobiosis — /ˌɛəroʊbaɪˈoʊsəs/ (say .airrohbuy ohsuhs) noun existence in the presence of free oxygen. –aerobiotic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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