cryopreservation

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Etymology[edit]

cryo- +‎ preservation, from Ancient Greek κρύος (kruos, icy cold, chill, frost).

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cryopreservation (uncountable)

  1. the preservation of biological tissue at cryogenic temperatures, typically at -80°C (dry ice temperature) or -196°C (the boiling point of liquid nitrogen).

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