cryobiology

noun
cryo·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌkrī-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce cryobiology (audio) \

Definition of cryobiology

: the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on living organisms and cells

Other Words from cryobiology

cryobiological \ ˌkrī-​ō-​ˌbī-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce cryobiology (audio) \ adjective
cryobiologist \ ˌkrī-​ō-​bī-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce cryobiology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of cryobiology

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryobiology

cryo- + biology (perhaps after German Kryo-biologie)

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The first known use of cryobiology was in 1921

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“Cryobiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryobiology. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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cryobiology

noun
cryo·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌkrī-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce cryobiology (audio) \
plural cryobiologies

Medical Definition of cryobiology

: the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on biological systems (as cells or organisms)

Other Words from cryobiology

cryobiological \ -​ˌbī-​ə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce cryobiology (audio) \ adjective

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