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

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.
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Reduces overheads--compared to the cost of a new mechanical freezer, installing a BOC cryogenic freezing system requires relatively little capital outlay as equipment can be leased, in addition to the option of purchasing outright
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As the sole survivor of a cryogenic freezing experiment designed to preserve the cream of the human crop before an impending asteroid hits Earth, you emerge as the sole survivor from your subterranean retreat many years later to find a world in tatters.
As the sole survivor of a cryogenic freezing experiment designed to preserve the cream of the human crop before an impending asteroid collision with Earth, you emerge the sole survivor from your subterranean retreat many years later to find a world in tatters.
Amy is not being forced to undergo cryogenic freezing and join her parents' three-hundred-year voyage to a new planet, Centauri-Earth; the thought of living on Sol-Earth without them, however, is so horrendous that she consents.
Spears apparently got interested in cryogenic freezing after she heard rumours that Walt Disney has been preserved similarly.
Fair enough Ian McCulloch's vocal struggles in places now but there's little he can do about the ageing process short of cryogenic freezing.
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