catabiosis

noun

cata·​bi·​o·​sis ˌkat-ə-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē- How to pronounce catabiosis (audio)
plural catabioses -ˌsēz How to pronounce catabiosis (audio)
: the degenerative biological changes accompanying cellular senescence
catabiotic adjective

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“Catabiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/catabiosis. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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