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cryogen

[krahy-uh-juh n, -jen] /ˈkraɪ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun
1.
a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; cryo- + -gen
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cryogen

/ˈkraɪədʒən/
noun
1.
a substance used to produce low temperatures; a freezing mixture
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cryogen in Medicine

cryogen cry·o·gen (krī'ə-jən)
n.
A liquid, such as liquid nitrogen, that boils at a temperature below about 110 Kelvin (-160°C) and is used to obtain very low temperatures; a refrigerant.

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