Definition of anaerobiosis in English:

anaerobiosis

(also anaërobiosis, anerobiosis)

noun

  • Existence of or occurrence in the absence of oxygen; growth or cultivation (especially of microorganisms) under anaerobic conditions; the ability to live anaerobically.

Origin

Late 19th century. From anaero- + -biosis, after Danish anaërobiose. Compare slightly earlier anaerobe and anaerobiotic.

Pronunciation

anaerobiosis

/aˌnɛːrə(ʊ)bʌɪˈəʊsɪs//ˌanərə(ʊ)bʌɪˈəʊsɪs/