cryoscopy

noun cry·os·co·py \ krī-ˈä-skə-pē \

Definition of cryoscopy

: the determination of the lowered freezing points produced in liquid by dissolved substances in order to determine molecular weights of solutes and various properties of solutions

cryoscopic

play \ˌkrī-ə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cryoscopy

cryo- + -scopy (after French cryoscopie)


Medical Dictionary

cryoscopy

noun cry·os·co·py \ krī-ˈäs-kə-pē \

medical Definition of cryoscopy

plural cryoscopies
: the determination of the lowered freezing points produced in liquid by dissolved substances in order to find the molecular weights of solutes and various properties of solutions

cryoscopic

play \ˌkrī-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

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