[krahy-uh-fahyt] /ˈkraɪ əˌfaɪt/
any plant, as certain algae, mosses, fungi, and bacteria, that grows on ice or snow.
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.
an organism, esp an alga or moss, that grows on snow or ice
[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.
[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. [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. cryopreservation cry·o·pres·er·va·tion (krī’ō-prěz’ər-vā’shən) n. […]