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macrobiosis

[ mak-roh-bahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌmæk roʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

long life.

Nearby words

macro-, macroadenoma, macroaggregated albumin, macroamylase, macroamylasemia, macrobiosis, macrobiotic, macrobiotics, macroblast, macroblepharia, macrocardia

Origin of macrobiosis

First recorded in 1900–05; macro- + -biosis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for macrobiosis

  • There are instances of longevity (macrobiosis) in our own country.

    The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce