anabiosis /ˌanəbʌɪˈəʊsɪs/

a

I. noun [ mass noun]

1.
[Zoology] a temporary state of suspended animation or greatly reduced metabolism.
II. derivatives

anabiotic /ˌanəbʌɪˈɒtɪk /
adjective


– origin late 19th cent.: from Greek anabiōsis, from anabioein ‘return to life’.

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