anabiosis anabiosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) suspended animation in organisms during periods of extreme drought from which they revive when moisture returns

Usage(s):

  • During anabiosis, they line up in rows against the inner cell wall, probably to strengthen and insulate it against long periods of heat or cold, and to facilitate the rapid .
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/fɔr ˈseɪk /