cryo-

a combining form meaning “icy cold,” “frost,” used in the formation of compound words: cryogenics.

Origin:
combining form representing Greek krýos

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cryo-
 
combining form
indicating low temperature; frost, cold, or freezing: cryogenics; cryosurgery
 
[from Greek kruos icy cold, frost]

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cryo- or cry-
pref.
Cold; freezing: cryoprotein.

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