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cryoscopy

 [kri-os´kah-pe]
examination of fluids based on the principle that the freezing point of a solution varies according to the amount and nature of the solute. adj., adj cryoscop´ic.
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cry·os·co·py

(krī-os'kŏ-pē),
The determination of the freezing point of a fluid, usually blood or urine, compared with that of distilled water.
Synonym(s): algoscopy
[cryo- + G. skopeō, to examine]
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cry·os·co·py

(krī'os'kŏ-pē)
The determination of the freezing point of a fluid, usually blood or urine, compared with that of distilled water.
[cryo- + G. skopeō, to examine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012