Cryo Words Quiz #2

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  1. Destruction by cold.
    (a) cryogenics (b) cryobiology (c) cryolysis (d) cryonics
    (e) cryopexy
  2. Unable to exist in cold temperatures.
    (a) cryophilia (b) cryophorus (c) cryolesion (d) cryogenics
    (e) cryophobia
  3. Land erosion that results from processes associated with intensive frost action.
    (a) cryohemia (b) cryoprecipitate (c) cryochore
    (d) cryoplanation (e) cryophytes
  4. Maintenance of the viability of excised tissues or organs at extremely low temperatures.
    (a) cryotropism (b) cryopreservation (c) cryopulvinectomy
    (d) cryosar (e) kryoscopy
  5. The region of the earth’s surface that is frozen throughout the year.
    (a) cryostat (b) cryothalamectomy (c) cryoultramicrotomy
    (d) cryosphere (e) cryoturbation
  6. Excessive pain resulting from exposure to cold.
    (a) urinocryoscopy (b) cryotolerant (c) hypercryalgesia
    (d) hypocryalgesia (e) cryotropism
  7. In hydrology, the study of the nature, structure, and development of underground ice, especially in permafrost regions.
    (a) cryohemia (b) cryolithology (c) hypercryesthesia
    (d) cryoextraction (e) cryoplankton
  8. The removal of a body part, such as a wart, by freezing.
    (a) cryanalgesia (b) cryotropism (c) cryotherapy
    (d) cryoablution (e) cryobiosis
  9. In physiology, the carrying on of bodily functions at low temperatures.
    (a) cryocapsule (b) cryosurgery (c) cryocapsule
    (d) cryocardioplegia (e) cryobiosis
  10. An orientation response to the stimulus of cold or frost.
    (a) cryopexy (b) cryosisms (c) cryotropism (d) hypocryesthesia
    (e) cryophysics

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