cryoprotective

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adjective cryo·pro·tec·tive \ˌkrī-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Definition of cryoprotective

  1. :  serving to protect against the deleterious effects of freezing <an intracellular cryoprotective agent>

cryoprotectant

play \-ˈtek-tənt\ noun or adjective

1967

First Known Use of cryoprotective

1967


Medical Dictionary

cryoprotective

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adjective cryo·pro·tec·tive \ˌkrī-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Medical Definition of cryoprotective

  1. :  serving to protect against the deleterious effects of subjection to freezing temperatures <a cryoprotective agent>

cryoprotectant

\-tənt\play noun or adjective

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