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An apparatus used to maintain constant low temperature.

cry′o·stat′ic adj.


1. (Biology) biology of or relating to a cryostat
2. (Geological Science) geology of or relating to the force applied to rocks during ice formation
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The batch 5 is composed of an input device in the vapor phase, it comprises a leak valve, a control software of the start of steam, a heat cryostatic bath and a line of external gas.
Cryostatic Congelation: a system for producing a limited, controlled region of cooling or freezing of biologic tissues.
Films (200 [[micro]meter] thick) were coated with gold, transferred to the cryostatic chamber and cooled to 100 K.