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cryostat

 [kri´o-stat″]
1. a device by which temperature can be maintained at a very low level.
2. in pathology and histology, a chamber containing a microtome for sectioning frozen tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cry·o·stat

(krī'ō-stat),
A freezing chamber.
[cryo- + G. statos, standing]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A device that houses a microtome maintained at -20ºC to -30ºC, which is used to cut tissues obtained intraoperatively
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

cry·o·stat

(krī'ō-stat)
A freezing chamber.
[cryo- + G. statos, standing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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