anoxybiosis

noun

an·​ox·​y·​bi·​o·​sis
aˌnäksəˌbīˈōsə̇s,
əˈn-

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from an- + oxy- (oxygen) + biosis

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anoxybiosis was in 1916

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“Anoxybiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anoxybiosis. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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