cryoscopy


cry·os·co·py

noun \krī-ˈäs-kə-pē\

Definition of CRYOSCOPY

:  the determination of the lowered freezing points produced in liquid by dissolved substances in order to determine molecular weights of solutes and various properties of solutions
cryo·scop·ic \ˌkrī-ə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective

Origin of CRYOSCOPY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1900

cry·os·co·py

noun \krī-ˈäs-kə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cry·os·co·pies

Medical Definition of CRYOSCOPY

: the determination of the lowered freezing points produced in liquid by dissolved substances in order to find the molecular weights of solutes and various properties of solutions
cryo·scop·ic \ˌkrī-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

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