catabiosis

noun
cata·​bi·​o·​sis | \ ˌkat-ə-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē- How to pronounce catabiosis (audio) \
plural catabioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce catabioses (audio) \

Medical Definition of catabiosis

: the degenerative biological changes accompanying cellular senescence

Other Words from catabiosis

catabiotic \ -​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce catabiotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Catabiosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/catabiosis. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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