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cryostat

 [kri´o-stat″]
1. a device by which temperature can be maintained at a very low level.
2. in pathology and histology, a chamber containing a microtome for sectioning frozen tissue.

cry·o·stat

(krī'ō-stat),
A freezing chamber.
[cryo- + G. statos, standing]

cryostat

/cryo·stat/ (kri´o-stat)
1. a device by which temperature can be maintained at a very low level.
2. in pathology and histology, a chamber containing a microtome for sectioning frozen tissue.

cryostat

[krī′ōstat]
Etymology: Gk, kryos + statos, standing
a device used in surgical treatment of pathological disorders that consists of a special microtome used for freezing and slicing sections of tissue for study by a surgical pathologist. See also microtome.
A device that houses a microtome maintained at -20ºC to -30ºC, which is used to cut tissues obtained intraoperatively

cry·o·stat

(krī'ō-stat)
A freezing chamber.
[cryo- + G. statos, standing]

cryostat

1. a device by which temperature can be maintained at a very low level.
2. in pathology and histology, a chamber containing a microtome for sectioning frozen tissue.
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