cryophylactic cry·o·phy·lac·tic (krī’ō-fə-lāk’tĭk)
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 […]
[krahy-oh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈplæŋk tən/ noun 1. that live in the icy waters and meltwaters of glacial or polar areas. /ˌkraɪəʊˈplæŋktən/ noun 1. minute organisms, esp algae, living in ice, snow, or icy water
/ˌkraɪəʊprɪˈsɪpɪteɪt/ noun 1. a precipitate obtained by controlled thawing of a previously frozen substance. Factor VIII, for treating haemophilia, is often obtained as a cryoprecipitate from frozen blood cryoprecipitate cry·o·pre·cip·i·tate (krī’ō-prĭ-sĭp’ĭ-tāt’, -tĭt) n. A precipitate that forms when soluble material is cooled, especially a precipitate rich in factor VIII that is formed when normal blood […]
[krahy-oh-prez-er-vey-shuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the storage of blood or living tissues at extremely cold temperatures, often -196 degrees Celsius. cryopreservation cry·o·pres·er·va·tion (krī’ō-prěz’ər-vā’shən) n. Maintenance of the viability of excised tissues or organs by freezing at extremely low temperatures. cry’o·pre·serve’ (krī’ō-prĭ-zûrv’) v.