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cryopreservation

 [kri″o-prez″er-va´shun]
maintenance of the viability of excised tissue or organs by storing at very low temperatures.

cry·o·pres·er·va·tion

(krī'ō-pres'er-vā'shŭn),
Maintenance of the viability of excised tissues or organs at extremely low temperatures.

cryopreservation

/cryo·pres·er·va·tion/ (-prez″er-va´shun) maintenance of the viability of excised tissue or organs by storing at very low temperatures.

cryopreservation

[krī′ōpres′ərvā′shən]
a method of preserving tissues and organs in a viable state at extremely low temperatures.

cryopreservation

The reversible freezing of tissues–eg, packed RBCs and pre- and post-fertilization products, and autologous BM, often with glycerol for autologous BMT Reproduction medicine A technique for freezing cells to preserve for later use. See Frozen cells, in vitro fertilization.

cry·o·pres·er·va·tion

(krī'ō-prez-ĕr-vā'shŭn)
Maintenance of the viability of excised tissues or organs at extremely low temperatures.

cryopreservation

The prevention of destructive bacterial action and biochemical change by maintaining biological material, such as tissue for grafting, human embryos, semen, etc., at a low temperature.

cryopreservation

maintenance of the viability of excised tissue or organs by storing at very low temperatures.
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Serial killer Jason Voorhees is now in military custody, but rather than lock him up and throw away the key, the authorities choose to cryogenically freeze him - which may seem like a good idea, until he thaws out on board a spaceship five centuries later.
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Pristine International Seafood is the only and single-largest oyster processing plant in Florida; only 4 other companies exist in the United States that cryogenically freeze each half shell oyster to minus 50 degrees F to kill the deadly bacteria.
After the company cryogenically freezes one of the research scientists, Ted begins to question the company's objectives.