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a state in which an animal's metabolic activities come to a reversible standstill
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Studies have attributed some of these amazing powers to the tardigrades' ability to practice forms of cryptobiosis
- a state in which metabolic activity is severely slowed down.
This rare crustacean lives in ephemeral ponds, and can undergo cryptobiosis
, a state of torpor that allows it to wait out inhospitable drought conditions--for up to 15 years--until it finds itself in a puddle again.
Fans of Bou Khaled's work will be happy to hear that "Alice" follows on from the playwright's previous collaborations with Baydoun, the 2006 "Cryptobiosis
" and "Vessels," which the pair produced in Sweden and performed in Beirut in early 2011.
Generally, during salinity, nematode numbers do not change since they have a survival strategy against osmotic potential, referred to as osmobiosis under the auspices of cryptobiosis