abiosis

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Etymology[edit]

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

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abiosis ‎(uncountable)

  1. The absence of life.

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