American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms.
- n. the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms
- cryo- + biology (Wiktionary)
“More importantly, larger studies in multiple centers need to be done, following these basic cryobiology principles of sufficient lethal temperatures generated by multiple cryoprobes spaced evenly throughout a breast cancer region, he added.”
“He is fascinated by the developments in cryobiology - the freezing of eggs and of ovarian tissue for cancer patients, for example - but worries once again that they will encourage some people, wrongly, to delay.”
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Cribbed from Transhumanist Terminology at aleph.se, which has definitions, and is itself based on the Lextropicon.
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