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parabiosis

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noun para·bi·o·sis \ˌpa-rə-(ˌ)bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\

Definition of parabiosis

  1. 1 :  reversible suspension of obvious vital activities

  2. 2 :  anatomical and physiological union of two organisms

parabiotic play \-ˈä-tik\ adjective
parabiotically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of parabiosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

parabiosis

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noun para·bi·o·sis \ˌpar-ə-(ˌ)bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\

Medical Definition of parabiosis

plural parabioses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the anatomical and physiological union of two organisms either natural (as in conjoined twins) or artificially produced

parabiotic \-ˈät-ik\play adjective
parabiotically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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