Anaerobic respiration

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Definition of Anaerobic respiration:
A process that refers to the oxidation of molecules in the absence of oxygen to produce energy. It is the opposite of aerobic respiration which does use oxygen. Another terminal electronacceptor than oxygen is needed. [1]
This is the common definition for Anaerobic respiration, other definitions can be discussed in the article


References

  1. http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaerobic_respiration