cryopreserve

[ krahy-oh-pri-zurv ]
/ ˌkraɪ oʊ prɪˈzɜrv /

verb (used with object), cry·o·pre·served, cry·o·pre·serv·ing.Medicine/Medical.

to maintain the viability of (cells, tissue, organs, etc.) by storing them at very low temperatures.

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Origin of cryopreserve

First recorded in 1970–75; cryo- + preserve

OTHER WORDS FROM cryopreserve

cry·o·pres·er·va·tion [krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuhn], /ˌkraɪ oʊˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən/, noun
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