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cryopreservation
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2013
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30341.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30341
Used For
cryofixation
Broader Term
processing technology
Narrower Term
oocyte vitrification
Related Term
antifreeze proteins
cryo-electron microscopy
cryogels
cryogenics
frozen storage
germplasm conservation
liquid nitrogen
vitrification
Spanish
criopreservación
Term Number
30341