The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
morbid conditions and processes that arise in the organism under the effect of low temperatures. In man, the most studied cryopathies are the general and local pathological processes that occur with chilling and frostbite.
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