K. Eric Drexler's looking past suspended animation in 1986 - suspension of all biological activity by infusing the patient with cryoprotective chemicals and freezing or vitrifying (cryonic suspension) or by chemically bonding cellular components in place.

- return to the Transhumanist Terminology metanode

The ability of an organism to tolerate changes in its environment (e.g., temperature, salinity, light, food availability) without having to adapt to them.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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