cryoscopy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1900 the determination of the lowered freezing points produced in liquid by dissolved substances in order to determine molecular weights of solutes and various properties of solutions • cryoscopic adjective

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  • cryoscopy — cryoscopic /kruy euh skop ik/, adj. /kruy os keuh pee/, n., pl. cryoscopies. 1. Chem. a technique for determining the molecular weight of a substance by dissolving it and measuring the freezing point of the solution. 2. Med. the determination of… …   Universalium

  • cryoscopy — noun a) the measurement of the freezing point of a liquid using a cryoscope b) the estimation of the molecular weight of a compound by measuring its effect on the freezing point of a solvent See Also …   Wiktionary

  • cryoscopy — The determination of the freezing point of a fluid, usually blood or urine, compared with that of distilled water. SYN: algoscopy. [cryo + G. skopeo, to examine] * * * cry·os·co·py krī äs kə pē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoscopy — n. identification of the freezing point of substances or bodily fluids …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cryoscopy — cry·os·co·py …   English syllables

  • cryoscopy — cry•os•co•py [[t]kraɪˈɒs kə pi[/t]] n. pl. pies 1) chem. a technique for determining the molecular weight of a substance by dissolving it and measuring the freezing point of the solution 2) med the determination of the freezing points of certain… …   From formal English to slang

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