Any form of life that is sustained by the presence of air (or oxygen)
See Also: aerobiotic

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  • aerobiosis — f. Biol. Vida en un ambiente que contiene oxígeno …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • aerobiosis — ► sustantivo femenino BIOLOGÍA Vida en un ambiente que contiene oxígeno molecular. IRREG. plural aerobiosis * * * aerobiosis f. Biol. Vida en presencia de oxígeno libre. ⊚ Biol. Se aplica también a cualquier proceso biológico que pueda ocurrir en …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • aerobiosis — noun (plural aerobioses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1900 life in the presence of air or oxygen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • aerobiosis — aerobiotic /air oh buy ot ik/, adj. aerobiotically, adv. /air oh buy oh sis/, n. Biol. life in an environment containing oxygen or air. [1895 1900; < NL; see AERO , BIOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aerobiosis — Existence in an atmosphere containing oxygen. [aero + G. biosis, mode of living] * * * 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·b …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • aerobiosis — noun life sustained in the presence of air or oxygen • Derivationally related forms: ↑aerobiotic • Hypernyms: ↑life * * * | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌbīˈōsə̇s noun (plural aerobioses ōˌsēz) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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