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[mass noun] The branch of biology which deals with the properties of organisms and tissues at low temperatures.
- ‘Yearly, a scientific meeting is held, which focuses specifically on cryobiology and related topics.’
- ‘The physical principles of cryobiology are universal, which provides some coherence to the field, but the biosphere contains many surprises and twists, which adds endless fascination.’
- ‘This site lists cryobiology topics that make excellent science fair ideas and do not require much equipment.’
- ‘The symposium programme consists of a number of esteemed speakers, and will give an overview of advances in cryobiology and ART.’
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