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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) the branch of biology concerned with the study of the effects of very low temperatures on organisms
ˌcryobiˈologist n


(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.
cry`o•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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Noun1.cryobiology - the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms
biological science, biology - the science that studies living 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"
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Her grandfather Christopher Polge was an eminent biologist whose work formed the foundation of cryobiology.
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With cryobiology, cells or whole tissues are preserved by cooling it to sub-zero temperature at around 77K or -196AC (boiling point of liquid nitrogen).