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.

Nearby words

  1. cryophylactic,
  2. cryophyte,
  3. cryoplankton,
  4. cryoprecipitate,
  5. cryopreservation,
  6. cryoprobe,
  7. cryoprotectant,
  8. cryoprotein,
  9. cryoscope,
  10. cryoscopic

Related formscry·o·pres·er·va·tion [krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən/, noun

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