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cryopreservation

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

Definition of cryopreservation

  1. :  preservation (as of cells) by subjection to extremely low temperatures

cryo·pre·serve play \ˌkrī-ō-pri-ˈzərv, ˈkrī-ō-pri-ˌ\ transitive verb


1968

First Known Use of cryopreservation

1968


Medical Dictionary

cryopreservation

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noun cryo·pres·er·va·tion \-ˌprez-ər-ˈvā-shən\

Medical Definition of cryopreservation

  1. :  preservation (as of sperm or eggs) by subjection to extremely low temperatures

  2. cryo·pre·serve \-pri-ˈzərv\play transitive verb, cryo·pre·served cryo·pre·serv·ing




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