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cry·o·gen

(krī'ō-jen),
A freezing substance or mixture used to produce very low temperatures.

cryogen

A cooling agent—e.g., liquid helium or liquid nitrogen—used to reduce the temperature of magnet coil windings in a superconducting magnet.

cry·o·gen

(krī'ō-jen)
A substance used to obtain low temperatures.
[G. kryos, cold, + -gen]

Cryogen

A substance with a very low boiling point, such as liquid nitrogen, used in cryotherapy treatment.
Mentioned in: Cryotherapy
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29.26) following treatment with C[O.sub.2] Gun & Probe cryotherapy technique when compared to the other cryogen.
At one such New Orleans facility, "the quench tube reportedly failed and the pressure from the expanding cryogen blew out the control room radiofrequency window." Manual quenches should "be initiated only after careful consideration and preparation," the new guidelines warn.
If the patient has a darker complexion, the blue light is better because such patients run the risk of dyspigmentation from the cryogen spray used with lasers.
"Eighty percent of the molders we talked to recommended focusing on ABS," said Steve Kovaicheck, Senior Project Manager for CryoGen. "We zeroed in on Bayer's materials because of a strong recommendation from our prototype designer.
Advances in superconducting magnet engineering, including cryogen free operation, have allowed new commercial forms of wet and dry separation to be developed.
Particle production is possible by cryogenic pulverization (5), but the ability of the foam to act as an insulator requires large quantities of cryogen to sufficiently embrittle the material.
The evaluation chiefly emphasized cryosurgical units that used nitrous oxide as the cryogen. These units operate by the Joule-Thomson effect.[3] This method of refrigeration results from the adiabatic principle or the expansion of the gas through a small opening.
it has the following minimum requirements: - "cryogen free", i.E.
The company develops an interventional spray cryotherapy technology platform utilising unique properties of liquid nitrogen spray delivered by a software device with specialty catheters that enable delivery of spray cryogen inside the body to flash freeze and destroy unwanted tissue allowing for a rejuvenative pattern of healing.
Kelly said she will often treat with a spot size of 10 mm or 12 mm with a 6-millisecond pulse duration with cryogen spray cooling set at 30 milliseconds with a 30-millisecond delay.
Guildford, United Kingdom, September 08, 2016 --(PR.com)-- MR Solutions continues to grow sales of its cryogen free, pre-clinical range of scanners including its PET-MR and high field MR systems.
For high efficiency, systems must be engineered to apply the desired depth of freeze while optimizing the use of cryogen.