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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms.

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  • noun the study of the effects of low temperature on living organisms

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  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms

Etymologies

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cryo- +‎ biology

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