How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"cryo" is from "kruos" (icy cold) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "freezing" or "cold" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|You can return to most normal activities the day after cryosurgery;|
|Insulated gloves (cryoscopic gloves) should be worn when handling liquefied gases or dry ice.|