cryobiology
noun Date: 1960 the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on living organisms and cells • cryobiological adjectivecryobiologist noun

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  • cryobiology — [krī΄ō bī äl′ə jē] n. [ CRYO + BIOLOGY] the science that studies organisms, esp. warmblooded animals, at low temperatures cryobiologist n …   English World dictionary

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  • cryobiology — cryobiological /kruy oh buy euh loj i keuhl/, adj. cryobiologist, n. /kruy oh buy ol euh jee/, n. the study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms and biological systems. [1955 60; CRYO + BIOLOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cryobiology — noun The study of the effects of low temperature on living organisms See Also: cryobiological, cryobiologist …   Wiktionary

  • cryobiology — The study of the effects of low temperatures on living organisms. * * * cryo·bi·ol·o·gy .krī ō bī äl ə jē n, pl gies the study of the effects of extremely low temperature on biological systems (as cells or organisms) cryo·bi·o·log·i·cal .bī ə läj …   Medical dictionary

  • cryobiology — study of life under cold conditions Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cryobiology — noun the branch of biology which deals with the properties of organisms at low temperatures. Derivatives cryobiological adjective cryobiologist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • cryobiology — cryo·biology …   English syllables

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