Main definitions of cryosection in English

: cryosection1cryosection2

cryosection1

Pronunciation /ˈkrʌɪə(ʊ)ˌsɛkʃn/

noun

  • 1Engineering
    rare A section of a wind tunnel which is cryogenically cooled.

  • 2Biology Medicine
    A section of tissue for microscopic examination made from a freeze-dried tissue sample by means of a cryostat.

Origin

1960s. From cryo- + section.

Main definitions of cryosection in English

: cryosection1cryosection2

cryosection2

Pronunciation /ˈkrʌɪə(ʊ)ˌsɛkʃn/

verb

Biology Medicine
  • with object To make a cryosection of (a tissue sample).

Origin

1970s. From cryosection.