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Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Cryogenicism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/cryogenicism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
a proposed method of technological resurrection involving the deep-freezing of a deceased or close-to-deceased person body to halt decomposition so that they may be revived in the future when cures and life extension medicines are successfully developed.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Cryogenicist | ˈ krʌɪəʊdʒɛnɪsɪst | adjective & noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix cryo- is used to “cold temperatures” and when this comes to form the word cryogenic the practice of freezing recently deceased persons is inferred; attaching the suffix -ism to this word to form cryogenicism refers to a belief about this practice or a belief in this practice.
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