suspended animation


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animation

 [an″ĭ-ma´shun]
the quality of being full of life.
suspended animation temporary suspension or cessation of the vital functions, with loss of consciousness.

sus·pend·ed an·i·ma·tion

a temporary state resembling death, with cessation of respiration; may also refer to certain forms of hibernation in animals or to endospore formation by some bacteria.

suspended animation

(sə-spĕn′dĭd)
n.
A temporary state of interrupted breathing and loss of consciousness resembling death, caused especially by asphyxia.

sus·pend·ed an·i·ma·tion

(sŭs-pend'ĕd an'i-mā'shŭn)
A temporary state resembling death, with cessation of respiration; may also refer to certain forms of hibernation in animals or to endospore formation by some bacteria.
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In the laboratory, they have successfully produced a state of suspended animation for delayed resuscitation by rapidly flushing cold saline (salt water) into the aorta (the main artery) of lab animals.
It is claimed by certain Indian yogis that suspended animation is indeed possible, that the heart may be stopped and maintain silence underground for a period of hours or days.
The result is that the plant dries out, the rootball turns to dust and the plant either dies or goes into a state of suspended animation until moisture arrives.
Cryptobiosis is a state of suspended animation, or latent state, that is a celebrated feature of tardigrade biology.
Lives are placed in a state of suspended animation because whatever we have worked for can come to an abrupt halt.
If you think you're living in suspended animation, how do you suppose they feel?
Some black contractors say they indeed feel like they're in a state of suspended animation.
Snow shines on the windowsills curtains of smoke behind them overturned chairs in suspended animation
The observations had to remain in suspended animation for a century and a half until enough was known about light for an explanation to become possible.
A spokesperson for the state Assembly said the retroactively would be a way of keeping the program alive "in some kind of suspended animation.
To hear Leigh Munro sing "Vilja" as the chourus under goes suspended animation like the court of the Sleeping Beauty is like overdosing on Valium.
Dobson: "The Adenocaine([R]) technology places the heart in a more 'natural' state of suspended animation similar to that of a hibernating animal, making cardiac surgery safer for the patient, more predictable for the surgeon and economically compelling for hospitals and other purchasers of health care.