Vitrification meaning

vitrəfikāzhən
The act or an instance of vitrifying.
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The cryopreservation of tissue, specif., a method of in vitro fertilization in which the embryo is exposed to a vitreous solution and frozen, before being thawed and implanted into the uterus.
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A process of converting a material into a glass-like amorphous solid which is free of any crystalline structure, either by the quick removal or addition of heat, or by mixing with an additive.
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Origin of vitrification

  • Latin vitrum (“glass”)

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