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Descriptor English: Cryopreservation
Descriptor Spanish: Criopreservación
Descriptor Portuguese: Criopreservação
Descriptor French: Cryoconservation
Entry term(s): Cryofixation
Cryonic Suspension
Cryonic Suspensions
Suspension, Cryonic
Suspensions, Cryonic
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.500.620.760.160
E01.370.225.750.600.760.160
E02.792.156
E05.200.500.620.760.160
E05.200.750.600.760.160
E05.760.156
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015925
Scope note: Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
Annotation: coordinate IM with specific organ, tissue or cell heading (IM with no qualifiers)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Freezing (1966-1989)
Preservation, Biological (1975-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Vitrification MeSH
DeCS ID: 24593
Unique ID: D015925
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/26
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Cryopreservation - Preferred
Concept UI M0024369
Scope note Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
Preferred term Cryopreservation
Entry term(s) Cryofixation
Cryonic Suspension - Narrower
Concept UI M0024370
Preferred term Cryonic Suspension
Entry term(s) Cryonic Suspensions
Suspension, Cryonic
Suspensions, Cryonic



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