crymo-, crym-, krymo-, krym- (Greek: cold, frost, chill).
The planktonic organisms of perpetual ice and snow.
Refrigeration anesthesia. The refrigerants consist of cooling, acidulous drinks and evaporating lotions.
Pain from cold, especially rheumatic pain aggravated by cold or damp weather.
crymophile, crymophillia, crymophillic, crymophilous, crymophily:
1. Thriving in polar habitats.
2. Preferring cold; denoting microorganisms that thrive best at low temperatures.
Resistant to low temperatures; said of bacteria.
A plant that grows in polar regions.
crymotherapeutics, crymotherapy, krymotherapy:
1. The use of cold in the treatment of disease.
2. Medical treatment that involves cooling the body, especially by applying ice packs.