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An apparatus used to maintain constant low temperature.

cry′o·stat′ic adj.
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(General Engineering) an apparatus for maintaining a constant low temperature or a vessel in which a substance is stored at a low temperature
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(ˈkraɪ əˌstæt)

an apparatus used to maintain chemical or organic samples at a very low constant temperature.
cry`o•stat′ic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cryostat - a thermostat that operates at very low temperatures
thermoregulator, thermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
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