Definition of cryofixation in English:

cryofixation

noun

  • Fixation of biological specimens by rapid freezing at very low temperature, using nitrogen or other liquid cryogen.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Applied Physics.

Pronunciation

cryofixation

/ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)fɪkˈseɪʃn/