anabiotic anabiotic adj. 1. of or pertaining to anabiosis. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • anabiotic — adjective of or related to the state of anabiosis • Pertains to noun: ↑anabiosis • Derivationally related forms: ↑anabiosis * * * |anəˌbī|äd.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin anabiosis, after such pairs as English narcosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • anabiotic — See anabiosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • anabiotic — 1. Resuscitating or restorative. 2. A revivifying remedy; a powerful stimulant. [ana + G. bios, life] * * * ana·bi·ot·ic (an″ə bi otґik) apparently lifeless, but still capable of living …   Medical dictionary

  • anabiotic — adj. of resuscitation, of revivification …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anabiotic — ana·bi·ot·ic …   English syllables

  • anabiosis — anabiotic /an euh buy ot ik/, adj. /an euh buy oh sis/, n. a bringing back to consciousness; reanimation after apparent death. [1885 90; < NL < Gk anabíosis a coming back to life, equiv. to anabio , var. s. of anabioûn to return to life (see ANA …   Universalium

  • Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …   Medical dictionary

  • anabiosis — [ˌanəbʌɪ əʊsɪs] noun Zoology a temporary state of suspended animation or greatly reduced metabolism. Derivatives anabiotic ɒtɪk adjective Origin C19: from Gk anabiōsis, from anabioein return to life …   English new terms dictionary

  • anabiosis — /ænəbaɪˈoʊsəs/ (say anuhbuy ohsuhs) noun a bringing back or returning to consciousness; reanimation (after apparent death). {New Latin, from Greek: revival} –anabiotic /ænəbaɪˈɒtɪk/ (say anuhbuy otik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • anabiosis — [an΄ə bī ō′sis] n. [ModL < Gr < anabioein, to come to life again < ana , again + bioein, to live < bios: see BIO ] a state of suspended animation, esp. of desiccated tardigrades anabiotic [an΄ə bī ōät′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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