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cryp·to·bi·o·sis

 (krĭp′tō-bī-ō′sĭs)
n.
A dormant state induced by unfavorable environmental conditions such as high or low temperature, reduced oxygen, or drought, in which an organism's metabolic activity is reduced to an imperceptible level.

cryp′to·bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.cryptobiotic - of or related to the state of cryptobiosis
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