anatonosis

noun
an·​a·​to·​no·​sis | \ˌanətəˈnōsə̇s\
plural anatonoses\-​ōˌsēz \

Definition of anatonosis 

: the process of adjustment of intracellular osmotic pressure of plant cells by variation of the sugar content of the vacuolar sap

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First Known Use of anatonosis

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anatonosis

New Latin, from ana- + Greek tonōsis strengthening

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