cryoscopy

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noun cry·os·co·py \krī-ˈäs-kə-pē\

Definition of cryoscopy

  1. :  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

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

cryoscopy

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noun cry·os·co·py \krī-ˈäs-kə-pē\

Medical Definition of cryoscopy

plural

cryoscopies

  1. :  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

\ˌkrī-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective

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