Definition of cryoprotective in English:

cryoprotective

adjective

Biology
  • Chiefly of chemicals: giving protection to living tissues, organs, etc., against damage caused by freezing temperatures.

Origin

1960s. From cryo- + protective. Compare cryoprotection.

Pronunciation

cryoprotective

/ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)prəˈtɛktɪv/