|a.||1.||(Biol.) Growing or thriving only in the presence of oxygen; also, pertaining to, or induced by, aërobies; |
|Adj.||1.||aerobic - depending on free oxygen or air; "aerobic fermentation"|
|2.||aerobic - based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency; "aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic"|
anaerobic - not aerobic; "isometric exercises are anaerobic"