[ krahy-uh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌkraɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk /


of or relating to the production or use of very low temperatures: cryogenic storage.
of or relating to cryogenics.

Origin of cryogenic

First recorded in 1895–1900; cryo- + -genic

Related forms

cry·o·gen·i·cal·ly, adverbcry·og·e·nist [krahy-oj-uh-nist] /kraɪˈɒdʒ ə nɪst/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for cryogenist


[ krī′ə-jĕnĭk ]


Relating to or producing low temperatures.
Requiring or suitable for storage at low temperatures.

Related forms

cry′o•geni•cal•ly adv.
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