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aerobiosis

[air-oh-bahy-oh-sis]
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noun Biology.
  1. life in an environment containing oxygen or air.
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Origin of aerobiosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1895–1900; see origin at aero-, -biosis
Related formsaer·o·bi·ot·ic [air-oh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌɛər oʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjectiveaer·o·bi·ot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for aerobiosis

aerobiosis

noun
  1. life in the presence of oxygen
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Derived Formsaerobiotic (ˌɛərəʊbaɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
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aerobiosis in Medicine

aerobiosis

(âr′ō-bī-ōsĭs)
n.
  1. Life sustained by an organism in the presence of air or oxygen.
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