cryogen

noun cryo·gen \ ˈkrī-ə-jən \

Definition of cryogen

:a substance for obtaining low temperatures :refrigerant called also cryogenic

First Known Use of cryogen

1875


Medical Dictionary

cryogen

noun cryo·gen \ ˈkrī-ə-jən \

medical Definition of cryogen

:a substance for obtaining low temperatures called also cryogenic

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