cry|o|pro|tec|tive

cry|o|pro|tec|tive «KRY oh pruh TEHK tihv», adjective, noun.
–adj.
providing protection against supercooling:
–n.
a cryoprotective agent.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • o|ver|pro|tec|tive — «OH vuhr pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. excessively protective. –o´ver|pro|tec´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • self´-pro|tec´tive|ness — self pro|tec|tive «SEHLF pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. protecting of or over oneself or itself. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ly, adverb. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • self´-pro|tec´tive|ly — self pro|tec|tive «SEHLF pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. protecting of or over oneself or itself. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ly, adverb. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-pro|tec|tive — «SEHLF pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. protecting of or over oneself or itself. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ly, adverb. –self´ pro|tec´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • o´ver|pro|tec´tive|ness — o|ver|pro|tec|tive «OH vuhr pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. excessively protective. –o´ver|pro|tec´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • ra|di|o|pro|tec|tive — «RAY dee oh pruh TEHK tihv», adjective. providing radioprotection: »Dopamine, an intermediate hormone formed by the adrenal glands in the synthesis of norepinephrine, is a good radioprotective agent (J. Richard Thomson) …   Useful english dictionary

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