Definition of cryoprotection in US English:

cryoprotection

noun

Biology
  • Protection (typically of living tissues or organs) against damage when the temperature falls below freezing, especially through the action of cryoprotectants.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Cryobiology. From cryo- + protection.

Pronunciation

cryoprotection

/ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)prəˈtɛkʃn/