Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To preserve (cells or tissue, for example) by freezing at very low temperatures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To preserve something (especially biological tissue) by freezing it and holding it a very low temperature

Etymologies

cryo- +‎ preserve. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Do they cryopreserve the people dead or alive?” inquired a barefoot, pretty hotel patron named Dee Lakhani, lounging on a white divan under a canopy and smoking a Marlboro (“I will be the first to go!”).

    Stephen Valentine's Cyronics Book Celebrated at Southampton's Pink Elephant

  • We achieved some important milestones this year, including learning more about the larvae rearing process, and we were able to cryopreserve the endangered coral sperm.

    New Project to Save Microscopic Coral Larvae | Impact Lab

  • But what those strips never mentioned, because nobody had yet figured out a way to procure, process, isolate and cryopreserve them, is that the uterine lining contains millions of stem cells with similar properties and characteristics to those of both bone marrow and embryonic stem cells.

    Beth Kohl: Red Gold

  • SM pronounced "C-L", the world's first-ever commercial service allowing women to cryopreserve their own menstrual stem cells.

  • The CelleSM service was introduced in November 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the donor or possibly their first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.

  • Célle was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.

    News

  • The CélleSM service was introduced in November 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the donor or possibly their first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.

    News

  • "We understand the effects that high-risk pregnancy can have on mothers and families and we are hoping to inform women undergoing amniocentesis that they have a unique opportunity to cryopreserve amniotic fluid stem cells as a biological insurance for the future."

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The C'elle (SM) service is based on Cryo-Cell's expansive IP technology portfolio and was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • NeoStem has developed processes to harvest and cryopreserve these very small embryonic-like stem cells from individual patients for future medical use.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

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