cryoscopy[krī äs′kə pē]
cryoscopy definition by Webster's New World
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the science that studies the freezing points of liquids
Origin: cryo- plush -scopy
cryoscopy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A technique for determining the molecular weight of a solute by dissolving a known quantity of it in a solvent and recording the amount by which the freezing point of the solvent drops.
- cryˌo·scopˈic adjective
cryoscopy - Medical Definition
A technique for determining the freezing point of a liquid, such as blood or urine.