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tr.v. cry·o·pre·served, cry·o·pre·serv·ing, cry·o·pre·serves
To preserve (cells or tissue, for example) by freezing at very low temperatures.

cry′o·pres′er·va′tion (-prĕz′ər-vā′shən) n.
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vb (tr)
(Biology) to preserve (living tissue) at a very low temperature
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The company continues to utilize the latest technology and recommended procedures to cryopreserve cells and tissue--making them readily available for use when needed.
In addition to transvaginal aspiration, oocytes can also be collected from ovarian tissue, which was removed in order to cryopreserve it.
Under an agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) will cryopreserve twigs cut from the aging tree's branches--in essence, storing them in a flash-frozen state for decades and quite possibly, centuries.
Additionally, enormous interest has been paid to understand its ability to cryopreserve stem cells.
[sup][32],[33],[34],[35],[36],[37] The strength of the evidence provided by these randomized trials proved vitrification to be an efficient method to cryopreserve mature oocytes.
Oocytes (vs sperm and embryos) proved challenging to successfully cryopreserve. The problem lay in the damage caused by water crystals forming ice and rising concentrations of intracellular solutes as cells were cooled to freezing temperatures.
The team were able to perfect a method that is suitable to cryopreserve the L.
Celle is the first and only service of its kind that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential utilization by the donor, or possibly first-degree relatives, in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
(2005), OHSS is a greater risk in multipleinfant pregnancies and because of this, it is recommended that patients with severe OHSS undergo oocyte collection, cryopreserve of their embryos, and end the cycle, postponing embryo transfer until later.
SEB believes that the innovative proprietary technology of C'elle may provide women with the novel opportunity to collect and cryopreserve their own stem cells that have demonstrated considerable potential to be used in future therapies and are easily harvest from a non-controversial source," stated Dr.
After discovering that the defendant failed to properly cryopreserve one healthy blastocyst, the plaintiffs filed a three-count complaint that alleged negligence, battery and breach of contract and sought to recover damages under the Wrongful Death Act, 740 ILCS 180/0.01 et seq.