cryo·​gen·​ics | \ ˌkrī-ə-ˈje-niks How to pronounce cryogenics (audio) \

Definition of cryogenics

: a branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures

First Known Use of cryogenics

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryogenics

cryogen(ic) + -ics

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The first known use of cryogenics was in 1899

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“Cryogenics.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryogenics. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cryogenics

technical : a science that deals with how very low temperatures are produced and how they affect other things
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Medical Definition of cryogenics

: a branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures

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