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freeze-drying

 [frēz´-dri″ing]
a method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum. See also lyophilization.

ly·oph·i·li·za·tion

(lī-of'i-li-zā'shŭn),
1. The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and evaporating the ice under vacuum.
2. The process of imparting lyophilic properties to a substance.
Synonym(s): freeze-drying

freeze-drying

/freeze-dry·ing/ (frēz-dri´ing) a method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum.

ly·oph·i·li·za·tion

(lī-of'i-lī-zā'shŭn)
The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and evaporating the ice under vacuum.
Synonym(s): freeze-drying.

freeze-drying

a process by which biological material can be preserved by removal of water under a vacuum while the material is frozen.

freeze-drying,

n a method for preparing herbs or glandular extracts in which the material is rapidly frozen to between −40° F and −60° F and then dried under vacuum. This method ensures preservation of biologically active molecules in the extracts.

freeze-drying

1. a method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum. See also lyophilization.
2. a process of removing water from frozen foods or vaccines. The material must be powdered, sliced or diced and be stored in moisture-proof containers.
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