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cryonics

noun [U] uk   /ˌkraɪˈɒn.ɪks/ us    /-ˈɑː.nɪks/
the process of storing a dead body by freezing it until science has advanced to such a degree that it is able to bring that person back to lifeBurying, cremating and preserving bodies
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