cryo-


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cryo-

(word root) cold
Examples of words with the root cryo-: cryogenics

cryo-

pref.
Cold; freezing: cryoscopy.

[From Greek kruos, icy cold; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]

cryo-

combining form
indicating low temperature; frost, cold, or freezing: cryogenics; cryosurgery.
[from Greek kruos icy cold, frost]

cryo-

a combining form meaning “freezing cold,” “frost”: cryogenics.
[comb. form representing Greek. krýos]
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A quantitative assessment was done by manually measuring the Euclidian distance between matching points in cryo- and histology images.
Nevertheless, misregistration was not a big problem as errors on the order of 0.3 mm were insufficient to cause ambiguity when matching tumors between cryo- and MRI volumes.
Lungs were interactively segmented in cryo- and MRI volumes to enable quantitative assessments for registration quality.