cryopreservation

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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.