Definition of biostasis in English:

biostasis

noun

  • A state of stasis or equilibrium in a biological or ecological system; especially a state in which an organism, while remaining viable, undergoes the suspension of growth or of all metabolic processes; suspended animation.

Origin

1950s. From bio- + stasis.

Pronunciation

biostasis

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsteɪsɪs/