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adjective uk   /ˌæn.əˈrəʊ.bɪk/ us    /-ˈroʊ-/ specialized
not needing or without oxygen: Some bacteria can only live in anaerobic conditions. anaerobic exercise
Translations of “anaerobic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭氧的, 無氧的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌氧的, 无氧的…
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