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A temporary state of interrupted breathing and loss of consciousness resembling death, caused especially by asphyxia.
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(Pathology) a temporary cessation of the vital functions, as by freezing an organism
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a state of temporary cessation of the vital functions.
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|Noun||1.||suspended animation - a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia|
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
anabiosis - suspended animation in organisms during periods of extreme drought from which they revive when moisture returns
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