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cryoscopy

Term: cryoscopy
Origin: Anc Greek
κρύο/cryo(= cold)
+ σκοπέω/scopeo(=to aim, to look at, to observe)
literally meaning “observe the cold”

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Definition
Cryoscopy is the determination of freezing points, of a solvent when a known quantity of solute is added. Cryoscope is performed by using cryoscope, an instrument  used to measure the freezing point of a liquid.

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