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cryopreservation

[krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuh n]
noun
  1. the storage of blood or living tissues at extremely cold temperatures, often -196 degrees Celsius.
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Origin of cryopreservation

1972; cryo- + preservation

cryopreserve

[krahy-oh-pri-zurv]
verb (used with object), cry·o·pre·served, cry·o·pre·serv·ing. Medicine/Medical.
  1. to maintain the viability of (cells, tissue, organs, etc.) by storing them at very low temperatures.
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Related formscry·o·pres·er·va·tion [krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən/, noun
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cryopreservations in Medicine

cryopreservation

(krī′ō-prĕz′ər-vāshən)
n.
  1. Maintenance of the viability of excised tissues or organs by freezing at extremely low temperatures.
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Related formscry′o•pre•serve (krī′ō-prĭ-zûrv) v.
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