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Preferred Term:

cryptobiosis

Definition:
A state in which metabolic activity in an organism is halted or slowed in response to adverse environmental conditions such as freezing, dryness, oxygen deficiency, etc.
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/324263
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RDF/XMLCreated 2018-09-10, last modified 2018-11-14