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cryopreservation

noun cryo·pres·er·va·tion \ˌkrī-ō-ˌpre-zər-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of CRYOPRESERVATION

:  preservation (as of cells) by subjection to extremely low temperatures
cryo·pre·serve \ˌkrī-ō-pri-ˈzərv, ˈkrī-ō-pri-ˌ\ transitive verb

First Known Use of CRYOPRESERVATION

1968

cryopreservation

noun cryo·pres·er·va·tion \-ˌprez-ər-ˈvā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRYOPRESERVATION

:  preservation (as of sperm or eggs) by subjection to extremely low temperatures
cryo·pre·serve \-pri-ˈzərv\ transitive verb, cryo·pre·served cryo·pre·serv·ing

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