refrigeration has definitions from the fields of physics,medicine
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[ noun ] (physics) the process of cooling or freezing for preservative purposes

Synonyms

infrigidation

Used in print

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

None of these values is destroyed , not significantly altered by refrigeration storage .

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Ultracentrifugation was then carried_out in a Spinco model L ultracentrifuge at 40000 rpm for 125 to 150 min , refrigeration being used throughout the run .

Related terms

cooling preservation

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[ noun ] (medicine) deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes

Examples

"refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath"

Related terms

therapy

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