cryoprotectant

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cryoprotectant cry·o·pro·tec·tant (krī'ō-prə-tək'tənt)
n.
A substance used to protect cells or tissues from damage during freezing.


cry'o·pro·tec'tant adj.
cry'o·pro·tec'tive adj.
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