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cryostasis

[ krahy-oh-stey-sis, ‐stas-is ]
/ ˌkraɪ oʊˈsteɪ sɪs, ‐ˈstæs ɪs /
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noun
the deep-freezing of human bodies or other organisms at death; cryonics.
the state of being in such a deep-freeze: a man held in cryostasis for 50 years.
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