cry·o·pre·serve (krīʹō-prĭ-zûrv') tr.v. cry·o·pre·served, cry·o·pre·serv·ing, cry·o·pre·serves
To preserve (cells or tissue, for example) by freezing at very low temperatures.
  cry'o·pres'er·vaʹtion (-prĕz'ər-vāʹshən) n.

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