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Osmobiosis is a form of cryptobiosis initiated by a decreased water potential due to increased solute concentration in the surrounding solution.Upon immersion in non-ambient saline solutions tardigrades commonly contract rapidly into a tun.
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The other types of cryptobiosis are cryobiosis (cold temperatures), osmobiosis (salt water), and anoxybiosis (reduction of oxygen).
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四川成都市民楊仁杰表示,早前和孩子等火車的時候,孩子無意間在農田水坑發現有不少像魚一樣的東西游來游去。楊仁杰發現小生物雙眼呈黑色,突出長在頭的兩邊,渾身淺黃或淺綠色,分叉的尾部是紅色,每隻腹部都有10多對足,長相不像是魚,在水中腹朝上「仰泳」 ...

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osmobiosis - Wiktionary
osmobiosis (uncountable). Wikipedia has an article on: osmobiosis. A form of cryptobiosis triggered by increased solute concentration in the solution in which ...
Cryptobiosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Osmobiosis is the least studied of all types of cryptobiosis. ... Little is known for certain, other than that osmobiosis appears to involve a cessation of metabolism.
Osmobiosis - definition of Osmobiosis by The Free Dictionary
Define Osmobiosis. Osmobiosis synonyms, Osmobiosis pronunciation, Osmobiosis translation, English dictionary definition of Osmobiosis. n.
Tardigrade Facts - Illinois Wesleyan University
Oct 2, 1999 The environmental extreme determines which of four crypto biotic pathways -- anhydrobiosis, cryobiosis, osmobiosis, and anoxybiosis---will ...
Osmobiosis dictionary definition | osmobiosis defined - YourDictionary
Noun. (uncountable). A form of cryptobiosis triggered by increased solute concentration in the solution in which the organism lives.

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