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cry·o·gen

(krī'ō-jen),
A freezing substance or mixture used to produce very low temperatures.

cryogen

[krī′əjən]
Etymology: Gk, kryos + genein, to produce
1 a chemical that induces freezing, used to destroy diseased tissue without injury to adjacent structures. Cell death is caused by dehydration after cell membranes rupture.
2 (in magnetic resonance imaging
Etymology: MRI
) a chemical used to cool the MRI electromagnet so that the magnet remains superconducting and higher magnified strengths can be achieved. Kinds of cryogens include carbon dioxide, liquid nitrogen, liquid helium, and nitrous oxide. cryogenic, adj.

cryogen

A cooling agent—e.g., liquid helium or liquid nitrogen—used to reduce the temperature of magnet coil windings in a superconducting magnet.

cry·o·gen

(krī'ō-jen)
A substance used to obtain low temperatures.
[G. kryos, cold, + -gen]

Cryogen

A substance with a very low boiling point, such as liquid nitrogen, used in cryotherapy treatment.
Mentioned in: Cryotherapy

cryogen

substance used to lower temperature in tissue to be frozen, e.g. liquid nitrogen, Freon, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide.
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To evaluate the effects of densifying the foam on particle fineness, cryogen usage and throughput, sheets of Grade 4200C foam were compression molded at 160 [degrees] C under a pressure of [approximately]5000 kPa for 10 min.
David Taylor, the CEO of MR Solutions, commented: "Following the success of our first generation cryogen free MRI scanners for preclinical imaging, we have moved to strengthen our magnet manufacturing, both in terms of capacity and performance, through exclusive partnerships with two long established companies experienced in the field.
David Taylor, the CEO of MR Solutions, commented: “Following the success of our first generation cryogen free MRI scanners for preclinical imaging, we have moved to strengthen our magnet manufacturing, both in terms of capacity and performance, through exclusive partnerships with two long established companies experienced in the field.
Its new 18-mm spot size provides a 44% increase in coverage area, and the cryogen spray delivered before the laser pulse increases patient comfort, according to the Candela Corp.
But insurers will not pay for related items and services such as the facility's fee, other employees' time, gowns, drapes, or disposable instruments, a spokeswoman for CryoGen said in an interview with this newspaper.
That's because of the unique design of the CRYOLINE XF spiral freezer which uses proprietary, patent-pending advanced cross-flow technology to substantially reduce freezing time and improve cryogen efficiency, while reducing overall freezer size.
The mass spectrometer should be able to be operated without liquid cryogen.
UK based MR Solutions continues to lead the technology revolution in pre clinical scanning with the launch of the first combined cryogen free, 3T, MR/PET and the first 3T, MR/SPECT scanners at the World Molecular Imaging Conference (WMIC) in Savannah this week (Sept 18-21st).
The FreezeRight TL is a single-pass linear freezer designed to maximize production rates, reduce cryogen use, and enable more thorough sanitation.
cryogen delivery equipment design information and cryogenic machining know-how developed by Air Products.
17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UK based MR Solutions continues to lead the technology revolution in pre clinical scanning with the launch of the first combined cryogen free, 3T, MR/PET and the first 3T, MR/SPECT scanners at the World Molecular Imaging Conference (WMIC) in Savannah this week (Sept 18-21st).
The FreezeRight IQF was specifically designed to meet seafood industry processing requirements for increased IQF production rates, reduced cryogen use, and more effective sanitation.