Cryopreserve - definition of cryopreserve by The Free Dictionary
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To preserve (cells or tissue, for example) by freezing at very low temperatures.
cry′o·pres′er·va′tion (-prĕz′ər-vā′shən) n.
(Biology) to preserve (living tissue) at a very low temperature
References in periodicals archive
Sperm have been routinely frozen and thawed for decades, but now researchers can cryopreserve
mouse sperm stem cells.
The BioArchive System is a computer-driven robotic system to allow users to cryopreserve
and archive up to 3,623 units of blood components in -196 degrees C liquid nitrogen.
But with conventional techniques, they're approaching a dead end in their attempts to cryopreserve
anything nearly as complex as an organ.