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anabiosis

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

Medical Definition of anabiosis

plural

anabioses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a state of suspended animation induced in some organisms by desiccation

anabiotic

\-ˈät-ik\play adjective



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