from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To freeze-dry (blood plasma or other biological substances).
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- v. To freeze-dry
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to freeze-dry; -- a technique used to dry serum, tissue, unstable chemicals and other sensitive materials.
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- v. to dry (blood, serum, or tissue) by freezing in a high vacuum
lyophil(ic) + -ize.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)