cryopreserve

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cryopreserve

(krī′ō-prĭ-zûrv′)
tr.v. cryopre·served, cryopre·serving, cryopre·serves
To preserve (cells or tissue, for example) by freezing at very low temperatures.

cry′o·pres′er·va′tion (-prĕz′ər-vā′shən) n.
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