Medical Dictionary

anabiosis

noun ana·bi·o·sis \ˌan-ə-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\
plural ana·bi·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANABIOSIS

:  a state of suspended animation induced in some organisms by desiccation
ana·bi·ot·ic \-ˈät-ik\ adjective

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