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[krahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌkraɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/

of or relating to the production or use of very low temperatures:
cryogenic storage.
of or relating to .

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

cryogenic cry·o·gen·ic (krī’ə-jěn’ĭk)

cry’o·gen’i·cal·ly adv.


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