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Related to cryobiology: cryopreservation
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.
(Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the study of the effects of very low temperatures on organisms
cry•o•bi•ol•o•gy(ˌkraɪ oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)
the study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms and biological systems.
cry`o•bi`o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
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|Noun||1.||cryobiology - the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms|
cryonics - the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life; "cryonics is more science fiction than serious science"