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What is aerobic respiration?

Aerobic respiration is a chemical process in which oxygen is used to make energy from carbohydrates (sugars). Also called aerobic metabolism, cell respiration, and oxidative metabolism.

This answer is based on source information from The National Cancer Institute.

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