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The study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms.

cry′o·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
cry′o·bi′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
cry′o·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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(Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the study of the effects of very low temperatures on organisms
ˌcryobiˈologist n
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(ˌkraɪ oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

the study of the effects of very low temperatures on living organisms and biological systems.
cry`o•bi`o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
cry`o•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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Noun1.cryobiology - the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
cryonics - the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life; "cryonics is more science fiction than serious science"
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The report, which appeared in Doklady Biological Sciences, added: "It is obvious that this ability suggests that the Pleistocene nematodes have some adaptive mechanisms that may be of scientific and practical importance for the related fields of science, such as cryomedicine, cryobiology, and astrobiology."
Human placental material used in microscopic images for Figure 1 was donated in anonymized manner with a written informed consent of the patients after routine Caesarian section at the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at Hannover Medical School, Germany (approved by the Ethical Commission of Hannover Medical School, ethic votum number 2396-2014) and in Kharkiv municipal maternity hospital number 1, Ukraine (approved by the Bioethics Committee of the Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, ethic votum number 2-0306-2013).
McGann, "Freezing injury of granulocytes during slow cooling: role of the granules," Cryobiology, vol.
The use of cryobiology for cell preservation began in 1949 with the freezing of sperm cells, using glycerol as a cryoprotective agent [15].
Baust, "Mechanisms of tissue injury in cryosurgery," Cryobiology, vol.
(1) Department of Cryopathophysiology and Immunology, Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Pereyaslavskaya Str.
In the last few decades, the advent of stem cell research has been a promising milestone in the field of cryobiology. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are specialized cells with a wide range of multiple therapeutic properties like antiinflammatory, antiapoptotic, antifibrotic, and immunomodulatory along with tumor tropism and differentiation [1,2].
Morris, "The origin, ultrastructure, and microbiology of the sediment accumulating in liquid nitrogen storage vessels," Cryobiology, vol.
It was at a 2015 cryobiology summit in California that Ben heard a speaker put forward the analogy to selling electronics that must be immediately used, an image that captured his imagination.
Bionics, Cryobiology, Cutting-Edge Medicine, Forensic Science, Nanotechnology, Robotics, and Space Exploration.