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anaerobic (adjective), more anaerobic, most anaerobic
1. Having to do with or occurring in the absence of atmospheric oxygen or air: Anaerobic digestion occurs when natural food stuffs decompose in the absence of oxygen and the result of this process is methane.
2. Relating to living or growing where there is no atmospheric oxygen: There are many investigative projects undertaken to study the possibilities of anaerobic farming in space.

Anaerobic bacteria get their oxygen by decomposing compounds containing oxygen.

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anaerobic
Pertaining to organisms; such as, many bacteria, that are able to live in an environment that lacks free oxygen.
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