Definition of Abiosis

1. Noun. The absence of life. ¹



2. Noun. (medicine) The lack of intestinal bacteria caused by strong antibiotics (or a genetic defect). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abiosis

1. absence of life [n -OSES] : ABIOTIC [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abiosis

abiogenesis
abiogenetic
abiogenetical
abiogenetically
abiogenic
abiogenically
abiogenist
abiogenists
abiogenous
abiogeny
abiological
abiologically
abioses
abioseston
abiosestons
abiosis (current term)
abiotic
abiotic stress
abiotic transformation
abiotically
abiotrophic
abiotrophy
abiotrphies
abir
abiraterone
abirritant
abirritants
abirritate
abirritated
abirritates

Literary usage of Abiosis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Microbiology and Microanalysis of Foods by Albert Schneider (1920)
"abiosis.—Freezing, followed by thawing produces a very marked chemical, mechanical, and molecular changes in foods, especially in foods of vegetable origin. ..."

2. Schmidt's Jahrbücher der in- und ausländischen gesammten Medizin (1879)
"Scheintod, Asphyxia oder besser abiosis (von ... abiosis completa) ist eigentlich immer derselbe und besteht wesentlich in einer allgemeinen Stockung des ..."

3. A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British ...by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue (1891)
"abiosis. Die letzten Tage des wendischen Rostock. pp. 154. Schwerin, 1884. 8". 12554. cc. 35. ..."

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