suspended animation (Meaning)

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suspended animation (n)

a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia

suspended animation Sentence Examples

  1. Scientists have induced suspended animation in mice, allowing them to survive extreme temperatures.
  2. The astronauts were placed in suspended animation during their long journey to the distant planet.
  3. The surgeon put the patient in suspended animation to stabilize their condition.
  4. In the horror film, the victims were suspended in animation for centuries, their bodies preserved in a macabre state.
  5. The cryonics lab promised to preserve customers' bodies in suspended animation until medical advancements could revive them.
  6. The animals entered suspended animation during hibernation, their metabolic rates slowing to a crawl.
  7. The ancient sorcerer cast a spell that suspended the princess in animation, preserving her youth and beauty.
  8. The scientists wondered if suspended animation could be used to treat deadly diseases.
  9. The astronaut's suit malfunctioned, leaving him in suspended animation outside the space station.
  10. The researchers discovered a strange species of jellyfish that could enter suspended animation for decades at a time.

FAQs About the word suspended animation

a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia

suspension, suspense, moratorium, holding pattern, deep freeze, abeyance, latency,cold storage, recession, coma

continuation, continuance, continuance,continuation, resumption, resumption, resuscitation, resuscitation, renewal,renewal

Scientists have induced suspended animation in mice, allowing them to survive extreme temperatures.

The astronauts were placed in suspended animation during their long journey to the distant planet.

The surgeon put the patient in suspended animation to stabilize their condition.

In the horror film, the victims were suspended in animation for centuries, their bodies preserved in a macabre state.