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Definition of cryonics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cryonics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kraɪˈɒnɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kraɪˈɑːnɪks//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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the process of freezing a body at the moment of its death with the hope that it will be brought back to life at some future time compare cryogenics Word Origin 1960s: contraction of cryogenics.
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