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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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We are the renovation and retrofit of the Institute of Cryobiology and Food Technologies with specialized equipment to determine the groups of substances that affect the technology, quality and safety of food and beverages.
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Ballou, Potential Contribution of Cryopreserved Germ Plasm to the Preservation of Genetic Diversity and Conservation of Endangered Species in Captivity, 29 Cryobiology 19 (1992).
She also belonged to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Federation for Clinical Research, the International Society of Hematology, the Columbus Academy of Medicine, the Ohio State Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the International Reticuloendothelic Society, the OSU Health Center Society, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Central Society of Clinical Research, the American Society of Hematology, the American Women's Association, the Columbus Society of Internal Medicine, the Society of Cryobiology, the Peruvian Society of Hematology, The Royal Society of Medicine in England, the Peruvian American Medical Society, and the Southwest Oncology Group of the Lymphoma Committee.
Mathew, PhD, our Chief Technology Officer, who along with a small team of cryobiology researchers, developed our novel and engineered biopreservation media formulations.
College London, UK) and Watson (reproductive cryobiology, U.
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