cryopexy cry·o·pex·y (krī’ə-pěk’sē)
Surgical attachment of the sensory retina to the pigment epithelium and choroid by applying a cryoprobe to the sclera.
cryopathy cry·op·a·thy (krī-ŏp’ə-thē) n. Any of various diseased conditions caused by exposure to cold.
[krahy-oh-fil-ik] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈfɪl ɪk/ adjective 1. preferring or thriving at low temperatures. /ˌkraɪəˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (biology) able to thrive at low temperatures cryophilic cry·o·phil·ic (krī’ə-fĭl’ĭk) or cry·oph·i·lous (krī-ŏf’ə-ləs) adj. Having an affinity for or thriving at low temperatures. Used of microorganisms.
cryophylactic cry·o·phy·lac·tic (krī’ō-fə-lāk’tĭk) adj. Of or having crymophylactic resistance.
[krahy-uh-fahyt] /ˈkraɪ əˌfaɪt/ noun 1. any plant, as certain algae, mosses, fungi, and bacteria, that grows on ice or snow. 2. any low-growing, succulent, blooming plant of the genus Cryophytum (or Mesembryanthemum), certain species of which form extensive mats along the southwestern coasts of the U.S. /ˈkraɪəˌfaɪt/ noun 1. an organism, esp an alga or […]