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cryogenic

[krahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌkraɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the production or use of very low temperatures:
cryogenic storage.
2.
of or relating to cryogenics.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; cryo- + -genic
Related forms
cryogenically, adverb
cryogenist
[krahy-oj-uh-nist] /kraɪˈɒdʒ ə nɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Word Origin and History for cryogenically

cryogenic

adj.

1902, from cryogen "freezing mixture" (1875), from cryo- "freezing" + -genic "having to do with production" (see genus). Related: Cryogenics (1958).

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cryogenically in Medicine

cryogenic cry·o·gen·ic (krī'ə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to or producing low temperatures.

  2. Requiring or suitable for storage at low temperatures.


cry'o·gen'i·cal·ly adv.
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