cryogenist

cryogenic

[krahy-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the production or use of very low temperatures: cryogenic storage.
2.
of or pertaining to cryogenics.

Origin:
1900–05; cryo- + -genic

cryogenically, adverb
cryogenist [krahy-oj-uh-nist] , noun
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cryogenic
1902, from from cryogen "freezing mixture" (1875), from cryo- "freezing" (from Gk. kryos "icy cold," related to kryeros "chilling;" see crust) + -genic "having to do with production" (see genus). Related: Cryogenics (1958).
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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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