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anabiosis

[an-uh-bahy-oh-sis] /ˌæn ə baɪˈoʊ sɪs/
noun
1.
a bringing back to consciousness; reanimation after apparent death.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin < Greek anabíōsis a coming back to life, equivalent to anabiō-, variant stem of anabioûn to return to life (see ana-, bio-) + -sis -sis
Related forms
anabiotic
[an-uh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌæn ə baɪˈɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anabiotic

anabiosis

/ˌænəbaɪˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the ability to return to life after apparent death; suspended animation
Derived Forms
anabiotic (ˌænəbaɪˈɒtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Greek, from anabioein to come back to life, from ana- + bios life
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anabiotic in Medicine

anabiosis an·a·bi·o·sis (ān'ə-bī-ō'sĭs)
n.
A restoring to life from a deathlike condition; resuscitation.

anabiotic an·a·bi·ot·ic (ān'ə-bī-ŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being restorative; resuscitative. n.
A powerful stimulant; a revivifying remedy.

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