Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cryopreserve.
  • adjective preserved by the use of cryopreservation

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Examples

  • In addition to insisting they be regularly screened for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, the new recommendation also suggested all donor sperm be frozen called cryopreserved semen and stored for three months before being offered for insemination, thus allowing for retesting for HIV infection.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Cheer up economic liberals, Goldy apologizes, economic liberalism is now being cryopreserved, a soul on ice kinda thing, temporarily, just like the Bush IRS code provisions.

    Economic Liberalism now in cryonics tank next to Howard Hughes

  • We had always planned on giving our six cryopreserved embryos a chance at life.

    Misconception

  • Before James died, he had some of his semen cryopreserved, with the instructions that it be used by his wife according to her discretion.

    Trusts and Estates

  • If I were the other woman, however, at least I would still have my cryopreserved embryos.

    Misconception

  • If I were the other woman, however, at least I would still have my cryopreserved embryos.

    Misconception

  • We had always planned on giving our six cryopreserved embryos a chance at life.

    Misconception

  • This method would introduce a cryopreserved (frozen) sperm from a third party donor into the process of having a child.

    God's hand in infertility

  • It is correct to say that the technology to revive cryopreserved patients has yet to be developed, but that is not the same as having “no clue” about the technology required.

    Eleventh Hour: They Only Freeze the Heads!

  • University of Helsinki chemist Anatoli Bogdan reports that cells, tissues, and perhaps the body, could be cryopreserved without suffering damage from ice crystals.

    Boing Boing

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