anaerobic process

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anaerobic process

[¦an·ə¦rōb·ik ′präs·əs]
(science and technology)
A process from which air or oxygen not in chemical combination is excluded.
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At longer distances, however, the horse begins to run out of air and must employ anaerobic respiration, this time using energy that is delivered to its muscles at a slower rate.
Like aerobic respiration, anaerobic respiration also breaks down glucose, but instead of carbon dioxide and water the reaction produces a chemical called pyruvic acid.
These are now interpreted in the light of exciting recent advances in the fields of electromicrobiology and oxygenic anaerobic respiration.
Technically they're dead aACAo but because the metabolism of your cells slow down at low temperatures, they can survive for a few hours using anaerobic respiration (usually it's just a few minutes).