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cryopreserve

[ krahy-oh-pri-zurv ]
/ 藢kra瑟 o蕣 pr瑟藞z蓽rv /
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verb (used with object), cry路o路pre路served, cry路o路pre路serv路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鈥75; cryo- + preserve

OTHER WORDS FROM cryopreserve

cry路o路pres路er路va路tion [krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuhn], /藢kra瑟 o蕣藢pr蓻z 蓹r藞ve瑟 蕛蓹n/, noun
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