Recent Examples of parabiosis from the Web
Some aspects of aging, one 2013 study found, could be reversed when older mice get blood from younger ones, but other researchers haven’t been able to replicate these results, and the benefits of parabiosis in humans remains unclear.
Rando’s work in parabiosis seemed to hinge on a similar process: making stem cells revert to a more youthful stage.
After that paper, Rando turned back to parabiosis, and Chang began work on a cream to make skin look decades younger.
I will be haunted by Guyenet’s description of parabiosis, a surgical technique.
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Origin and Etymology of parabiosis
First Known Use: 1903See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of parabiosis
: the anatomical and physiological union of two organisms either natural (as in conjoined twins) or artificially produced
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