cryogenic

adjective cryo·gen·ic \ ˌkrī-ə-ˈje-nik \
Updated on: 31 Dec 2017

Definition of cryogenic

1 a : of or relating to the production of very low temperatures
b : being or relating to very low temperatures
2 a : requiring or involving the use of a cryogenic temperature
b : requiring cryogenic storage
c : suitable for storage of a cryogenic substance

cryogenically

play \ˌkrī-ə-ˈje-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of cryogenic

1896


Medical Dictionary

cryogenic

adjective cryo·gen·ic \ ˌkrī-ə-ˈjen-ik \

medical Definition of cryogenic

1 a : of or relating to the production of very low temperatures
b : being or relating to very low temperatures
2 : requiring or involving the use of a cryogenic temperature
  • cryogenic surgery
  • cryogenic arterial thrombolysis

cryogenically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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