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aerobic (adjective), more aerobic, most aerobic
1. Concerning something living in air or occurring in the presence of oxygen or requiring oxygen to live: In aerobic respiration, which is the process used by the cells of most organisms, the production of energy from glucose metabolism requires the presence of oxygen.

2. Relating to an aerobe; aerophilic; aerophilous: One kind of bacterium can be a good catalyst for biodegradation in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
3. Referring to something that grows or occurs only in the presence of molecular oxygen: Bacteria are known to be aerobic thriving only in the presence of oxygen.
4. Regarding exercises that are to improve the effectiveness of the cardiovascular system in a person's body: Aerobic exercises, like running, can speed up respiration and heart rates, but weightlifting is not an aerobic activity.
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