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[krahy-os-kuh-pee] /kraɪˈɒs kə pi/

noun, plural cryoscopies.
Chemistry. a technique for determining the molecular weight of a substance by dissolving it and measuring the freezing point of the solution.
Medicine/Medical. the determination of the freezing points of certain bodily fluids, as urine, for diagnosis.
noun (pl) -pies
the determination of freezing points, esp for the determination of molecular weights by measuring the lowering of the freezing point of a solvent when a known quantity of solute is added

cryoscopy cry·os·co·py (krī-ŏs’kə-pē)
A technique for determining the freezing point of a liquid, such as blood or urine.


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