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- 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
temperatureon 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
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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.