Simple Definition of cryonics
medical : a procedure in which a person's body is frozen just after he or she has died so that the body can be restored if a cure for the cause of death is found
Full Definition of cryonics
: the practice of freezing a person who has died of a disease in hopes of restoring life at some future time when a cure for the disease has been developed
Origin of cryonics
cry- + -onics (as in electronics)
First Known Use: 1967
Medical Definition of cryonics
: the practice of freezing the body of a person who has died from a disease in hopes of restoring life at some future time when a cure for the disease has been developed
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