cryoprotective


cryo·pro·tec·tive

adjective \ˌkrī-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Definition of CRYOPROTECTIVE

:  serving to protect against the deleterious effects of freezing <an intracellular cryoprotective agent>
cryo·pro·tec·tant \-ˈtek-tənt\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of CRYOPROTECTIVE

1967

cryo·pro·tec·tive

adjective \ˌkrī-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRYOPROTECTIVE

: serving to protect against the deleterious effects of subjection to freezing temperatures <a cryoprotective agent>
cryo·pro·tec·tant \-tənt\ noun or adjective

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