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freeze-drying

 [frēz´-dri″ing]
a method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum. See also lyophilization.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ly·oph·i·li·za·tion

(lī-of'i-li-zā'shŭn),
1. The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and evaporating the ice under vacuum.
2. The process of imparting lyophilic properties to a substance.
Synonym(s): freeze-drying
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ly·oph·i·li·za·tion

(lī-of'i-lī-zā'shŭn)
The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and evaporating the ice under vacuum.
Synonym(s): freeze-drying.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

freeze-drying

a process by which biological material can be preserved by removal of water under a vacuum while the material is frozen.
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