ana·​bi·​o·​sis ˌan-ə-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē- How to pronounce anabiosis (audio)
plural anabioses -ˌsēz How to pronounce anabiosis (audio)
: a state of suspended animation induced in some organisms by desiccation
anabiotic adjective

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“Anabiosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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