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[lahy-of-uh-lahyz] /laɪˈɒf əˌlaɪz/

verb (used with object), lyophilized, lyophilizing. Biochemistry.
(of tissue, blood, serum, or the like) to dry by freezing in a high vacuum.
(transitive) to dry (blood, serum, tissue, etc) by freezing in a high vacuum; freeze dry


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