cryopathy cryopathy n. destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene.

Syn: frostbite. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cryopathy — A morbid condition in which exposure to cold is an important factor. SYN: frigorism. [cryo + G. pathos, suffering] * * * cry·op·a·thy (kri opґə the) [cryo + Gr. pathy] any morbid condition caused by cold …   Medical dictionary

  • cryopathy — noun destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene • Syn: ↑frostbite • Hypernyms: ↑injury, ↑hurt, ↑harm, ↑trauma • Hyponyms: ↑trench foot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frigorism — SYN: cryopathy. [L. frigus, cold] …   Medical dictionary

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