cryobiology


cryo·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌkrī-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of CRYOBIOLOGY

:  the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on living organisms and cells
cryo·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
cryo·bi·ol·o·gist \-bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of CRYOBIOLOGY

1960

cryo·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌkrī-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cryo·bi·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of CRYOBIOLOGY

: the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on biological systems (as cells or organisms)
cryo·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: cryoconite
Previous Word in the Dictionary: crym-
All Words Near: cryobiology

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up cryobiology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More