Parabiosis



[par-uh-bahy-oh-sis, -bee-] /ˌpær ə baɪˈoʊ sɪs, -bi-/

noun, Biology.
1.
experimental or natural union of two individuals with exchange of blood.
2.
Physiology. the temporary loss of conductivity or excitability of a nerve cell.
/ˌpærəbaɪˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the natural union of two individuals, such as Siamese twins, so that they share a common circulation of the blood
2.
a similar union induced for experimental or therapeutic purposes

parabiosis par·a·bi·o·sis (pār’ə-bī-ō’sĭs)
n.

par’a·bi·ot’ic (-ŏt’ĭk) adj.

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