parabiosis

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

Definition of parabiosis

1 : reversible suspension of obvious vital activities
2 : anatomical and physiological union of two organisms

parabiotic

play \ˌper-ə-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-tik, -bē-, ˌpa-rə-\ adjective

parabiotically

play \ˌper-ə-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-ti-k(ə-)lē, -bē-, ˌpa-rə-\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of parabiosis

New Latin


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parabiosis

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

medical Definition of parabiosis

plural parabioses play \-ˌsēz\
: the anatomical and physiological union of two organisms either natural (as in conjoined twins) or artificially produced

parabiotic

play \-ˈät-ik\ adjective

parabiotically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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