freeze preservation


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Freeze drying — (also known as lyophilization or cryodesiccation) is a dehydration process typically used to preserve a perishable material or make the material more convenient for transport. Freeze drying works by freezing the material and then reducing the… …   Wikipedia

  • Preservation (library and archival science) — Preservation is a branch of library and information science concerned with maintaining or restoring access to artifacts, documents and records through the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of decay and damage. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • freeze — ► VERB (past froze; past part. frozen) 1) (with reference to a liquid) turn or be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold. 2) become or cause to become blocked or rigid with ice. 3) be or cause to be very cold. 4) store at a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Preservation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Preservation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 preservation preservation Sgm: N 1 safe keeping safe keeping Sgm: N 1 conservation conservation &c.(storage) 636 Sgm: N 1 maintenance maintenance support susteritation… …   English dictionary for students

  • preservation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of keeping alive or in good condition Nouns 1. preservation, conservation, safekeeping (see safety); maintenance, support; economy. See retention. 2. (methods of preservation) embalming; curing,… …   English dictionary for students

  • freeze — verb (past froze; past participle frozen) 1》 (with reference to a liquid) turn or be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold.     ↘become or cause to become blocked or rigid with ice. 2》 be or cause to be very cold.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • freeze-dry — transitive verb Date: 1949 to dry (as food) in a frozen state under high vacuum especially for preservation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • freeze-drying — noun The process of dehydration by sublimation for preservation or convenience …   Wiktionary

  • preservation — n 1. maintenance, upkeep, support, sustenance, continuance, upholding; perpetuation, immortalization, eternalization, eternization; continuation, extension, prolongation, lengthening; conservation, reservation, keeping. 2. salvation, saving,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cryobiological preservation — The preservation of germplasm resources in a dormant state by storage at ultra low temperatures, often in liquid nitrogen. Currently applied to storage of plant seeds and pollen, micro organisms, animal sperm, and tissue culture cell lines.… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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