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cryopreserve

[krahy-oh-pri-zurv] /ˌkraɪ oʊ prɪˈzɜrv/
verb (used with object), cryopreserved, cryopreserving. Medicine/Medical
1.
to maintain the viability of (cells, tissue, organs, etc.) by storing them at very low temperatures.
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cryopreservation [krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA), noun
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  • cryopreserve milt from specific wild and hatchery-produced sockeye salmon.

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