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Related to cryobiological: cryobiology, cryobiologist


The study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms.

cry′o·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
cry′o·bi′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
cry′o·bi·ol′o·gist n.


(Biology) of or relating to cryobiology
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Four cryobiological response mechanisms to clinical cryogenic ablation of tissues are recognized.
Topics covered include the molecular properties of cells and tissues influencing preservation outcome, viability and functional assays used to assess preservation efficacy, organ preservation for transplantation, cryopreservation of nonmammalian metazoan systems, use of intracellular protectants in cell biopreservation, thermal instruments and devices in cryobiological research and applications, solid mechanics aspects of cryobiology, and stabilization of mammalian cells in the dry state.