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  • noun The preservation of living organisms by employing low temperatures.

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Examples

  • Had you asked him then, he’d certianly have wanted his body treated well while he was out, and you yourself would want the same if you thought you were going to be (temporarily) comatose or in cryostasis.

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  • But the only way to get to earth without wasting a lifetime or two, without the other alternative of cryostasis β€” something about which Clamm had his doubts anyway β€” the only way was by means of the Transcendental Arrangement.

    Clamm Moves « Unknowing

  • Finally released from the frozen half life of cryostasis, Division Commander Sergei Orlof, his XO Lieutenant Colonel John Derbyshire and division CSM Paul Walker painfully stepped from their tanks for the first time in nearly eighteen months.

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  • Take the embryo or fetus out alive, and put it in indefinite cryostasis.

    The Morality of Abortion « Lean Left

  • Instead, she let herself remember that strange time when a handful of people from 1937 on Earth were discovered held in cryostasis on a planet way over in the Delta Quadrant.

    Flashback

  • Instead, she let herself remember that strange time when a handful of people from 1937 on Earth were discovered held in cryostasis on a planet way over in the Delta Quadrant.

    Flashback

  • Instead, she let herself remember that strange time when a handful of people from 1937 on Earth were discovered held in cryostasis on a planet way over in the Delta Quadrant.

    Flashback

  • Mr. Ettinger's ideas were widely considered the set-up for the joke at the center of Woody Allen's 1973 movie, "Sleeper," in which the hero emerges from "cryostasis" to learn that all his friends are long dead - "But they all ate organic rice!"

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  • In Episode 1, players are thrown into this fully immersive RPG as "The Scientist" who has just emerged from 250 years of cryostasis at the center of the Silica Flats.

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  • In Episode 1, players are thrown into this fully immersive RPG as "The Scientist" who has just emerged from 250 years of cryostasis at the center of the Silica Flats.

    Gaming Nexus

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