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cryo-(word root) cold
Examples of words with the root cryo-: cryogenics
Cold; freezing: cryoscopy.
indicating low temperature; frost, cold, or freezing: cryogenics; cryosurgery.
[from Greek kruos icy cold, frost]
a combining form meaning “freezing cold,” “frost”: cryogenics.
[comb. form representing Greek. krýos]