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frozen

/fro·zen/ (fro´zen)
1. turned into, covered by, or surrounded by ice.
2. very cold.
3. stiff or immobile, or rendered immobile.

frozen

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A term used in the context of a clinical trial for the status of a database, file or element that is presumed to be in its final state, pending "lock", and at the point at which further editing is prevented without "unfreezing".
Freezing and unfreezing are usually formalised in audit trails and differ from "locking" and "unlocking" only in the level of permission required to unlock or unfreeze.

frozen

said of material kept at less than 0°C. Biological materials are frozen solid because of their high water content.

frozen embryo
see embryo transfer.
frozen meat
meat preserved at low temperatures in a freezer.
frozen section
a specimen of tissue that has been quick-frozen, cut by microtome, and stained immediately for rapid diagnosis of possible malignant lesions. A specimen processed in this manner is not satisfactory for detailed study of the cells, but it is valuable because it is quick and gives the surgeon immediate information regarding the malignancy of a piece of tissue.
frozen semen
see semen.
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Muscat: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has withdrawn imported frozen meat products from markets for non-conformity of standards and stop importing and marketing them.
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Until it was dropped, the contract for a slab of frozen meat from which bacon is cut that started trading in 1961 was the oldest existing CME livestock futures contract.
The goal is to increase cold chain coverage to 30% of frozen fruit and vegetables, 50% of frozen meat and 65% of frozen seafood.
It was incredibly disappointing that this article chose to emphasise the poor state of the frozen meat market in the UK - instead of highlighting the success stories playing out across this oft-beleaguered sector.
Dubai Prosecutors are questioning five suspects for allegedly storing two tonnes of frozen meat that is unfit for human consumption, a chief prosecutor said yesterday.
A MAN has admitted attacking his girlfriend at their home - with a frozen meat pie.
Internal Security Forces raided a butcher's shop in the industrial zone in Zahleh in the Bekaa Valley and confiscated 350 kg of frozen meat that had gone off, leftist newspaper AS SAFIR reported on Friday.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), the largest alliance of animal welfare organisations, recommends that livestock trade be banned and replaced with chilled and frozen meat imports to combat any meat shortages.
Typical applications include roll wrap for fine papers, multi-wall bags, produce and poultry boxes, frozen meat patty boxes, archival storage and corrosion-sensitive products.