abiosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a-, from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-) + bios, from Ancient Greek βίος (bios, life) + -ωσις (-ōsis, {verbal noun ending)).

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Noun[edit]

abiosis (uncountable)

  1. The absence of life.

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References[edit]

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 6: