[ an-uh-bahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌæn ə baɪˈoʊ sɪs /
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a bringing back to consciousness; reanimation after apparent death.
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Origin of anabiosis
OTHER WORDS FROM anabiosisan·a·bi·ot·ic [an-uh-bahy-ot-ik], /ˌæn ə baɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anabiosis
/ (ˌænəbaɪˈəʊsɪs) /
the ability to return to life after apparent death; suspended animation
Derived forms of anabiosisanabiotic (ˌænəbaɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for anabiosis
C19: via New Latin from Greek, from anabioein to come back to life, from ana- + bios life
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Medical definitions for anabiosis
[ ăn′ə-bī-ō′sĭs ]
A restoring to life from a deathlike condition; resuscitation.
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