cryo-


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cryo-

pref.
Cold; freezing: cryoscopy.

[From Greek kruos, icy cold; see kreus- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

cryo-

combining form
indicating low temperature; frost, cold, or freezing: cryogenics; cryosurgery.
[from Greek kruos icy cold, frost]

cryo-

a combining form meaning “freezing cold,” “frost”: cryogenics.
[comb. form representing Greek. krýos]