Anaerobic

Science / Biology / Anaerobic: Refers to organisms that are not dependent on oxygen for respiration.

Anaerobic Threshold

Health / Fitness / Anaerobic Threshold: The point at which your body switches from using oxygen as its primary source of energy to using stored sugar. When you’re in poor physical shape, you hit your anaerobic threshold while exercising a MORE

Anaerobic Exercise

Entertainment / Bowling / Anaerobic Exercise: Exercise utilizing carbohydrates as the main energy source. Short term habitually requiring maximal efforts of strength or power. MORE

Fecal Coliform Bacteria

Business / Agriculture / Fecal Coliform Bacteria: Bacteria found in the intestinal tracts of mammals. Their presence in water or sludge is an indicator of pollution and possible contamination by pathogens. MORE

Lactic Acid

Health / Fitness / Lactic Acid: A substance caused by anaerobic training of the muscles, a build up prevents continuation of exercise, and a good example is 400 metre runners. Watch how they slow down during the last 100 metres of t MORE

Fast Twitch

Health / Fitness / Fast Twitch: Refers to muscle cells that fire quickly and are utilized in anaerobic activities such as sprinting and power lifting. MORE

Hydric Soil

Business / Agriculture / Hydric Soil: Soil that, in its undrained state, is flooded long enough during a growing season to develop anaerobic conditions that support the growth and regeneration of hydrophytic vegetation (plants specialized MORE

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