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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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)


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