[ krahy-on-iks ]
/ kraɪˈɒn ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the deep-freezing of human bodies at death for preservation and possible revival in the future; cryostasis (def. 1).
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British Dictionary definitions for cryonics
/ (kraɪˈɒnɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the practice of freezing a human corpse in the hope of restoring it to life in the future
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