[krahy-uh-prohb] /ˈkraɪ əˌproʊb/
an instrument used in cryosurgery, having a supercooled tip for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in order to remove or destroy it.
cryoprobe cry·o·probe (krī’ə-prōb’)
A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues during cryosurgery.
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.
cryoprotein cry·o·pro·tein (krī’ō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn) n. A protein, such as cryoglobulin, that precipitates from solution when cooled and redissolves upon warming.
[krahy-uh-skohp] /ˈkraɪ əˌskoʊp/ noun 1. an instrument for determining the freezing point of a liquid or solution. /ˈkraɪəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. any instrument used to determine the freezing point of a substance cryoscope cry·o·scope (krī’ə-skōp’) n. An instrument used to measure the freezing point, usually of a liquid.
[krahy-os-kuh-pee] /kraɪˈɒs kə pi/ noun, plural cryoscopies. 1. Chemistry. a technique for determining the molecular weight of a substance by dissolving it and measuring the freezing point of the solution. 2. Medicine/Medical. the determination of the freezing points of certain bodily fluids, as urine, for diagnosis. /kraɪˈɒskəpɪ/ noun (pl) -pies 1. the determination of freezing […]