Suspended-animation meaning

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A temporary state of interrupted breathing and loss of consciousness resembling death, caused especially by asphyxia.
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A temporary cessation of some vital functions, as in hibernation.
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In science fiction, a state resembling hibernation, induced artificially as to ensure survival over a long period of time.
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A temporary state of interrupted breathing and loss of consciousness resembling death, caused especially by asphyxia.
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A temporary cessation of breathing and consciousness resembling death; often the result of asphyxia.
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(science fiction) The deliberate slowing of the body's functions, sometimes by the use of cryonics, on long interstellar journeys.
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