cryoprotective

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

Definition of cryoprotective

: serving to protect against the deleterious effects of freezing
  • an intracellular cryoprotective agent

cryoprotectant

play \ˌkrī-ō-prə-ˈtek-tənt\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of cryoprotective

1965


Medical Dictionary

cryoprotective

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

medical Definition of cryoprotective

: serving to protect against the deleterious effects of subjection to freezing temperatures
  • a cryoprotective agent

cryoprotectant

play \-tənt\ noun or adjective

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