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Aerobic
1. able to live or grow only in presence of oxygen
2. having to do with exercise that increases oxygen intake and condions the heart and lungs
Amphibian
any animal or plant that can live both on land and in water
Animated
alive; lvely; spirited
Biocidal
destructive to living organisms
Biodegradable
capable of being readilydecomposed by living microorganism
Biopsy
removal and diagnostic examination of bits of tissues, cells, or fluids from the living body
Coeval
contemporary; person of the same period or age
Ecology
interrelationship between living organism and their environment
Expatriate
one who lives in a foreign country
Extant
still in experience; not lost or destroyed
Exurbanite
former city dweller who lives in an exurb (region beyond the suburb) but continues to earn a living in the city
Macrobiotic
having to do with or consisting mainly of whole grains and vegetables whose consumption is thought to promote health and long life
Microorganism
any microscopic or ultramicroscopic living animal or plant
Reclusive
solitary; living in seclusion apart from others; like a recluse
Reincarnation
rebirthof the soul in another body after death, as in some religious beliefs; new embodiment
Resuscitate
revive from apperent death; restore to life
Troglodyte
person living in seclution; recluse; also anyone who behaves like caveman
Viable
able to live; likely to survive; workable
Vita
Brief outline of one's life and experience; short autobiographical sketch; resume
Viviparous
giving a birth to living offspring from within the mother's body, rather than from eggs