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A freezing substance or mixture used to produce very low temperatures.
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cryogenA cooling agent—e.g., liquid helium or liquid nitrogen—used to reduce the temperature of magnet coil windings in a superconducting magnet.
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A substance used to obtain low temperatures.
[G. kryos, cold, + -gen]
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A substance with a very low boiling point, such as liquid nitrogen, used in cryotherapy treatment.
Mentioned in: Cryotherapy
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