psychro-, psychr-

(Greek: cold)

The treatment of an ailment with the application of cold.
A microorganism that can grow at low temperatures but grows optimally between 15 degrees and 20 degrees Celsius.

Cross references of word families that are related directly or indirectly to "winter, freezing, frost, and/or cold": algid- (cold, chilly); cheimo-, chimo- (winter, cold); crymo-, krymo- (cold, chill, frost); cryo-, kryo-; (cold, freezing); frigo-, frig- (cold, frost); gel-, gelati- (freeze, frost, congeal); hiber- (winter, wintry); pago- (cold, freezing); rhigo- (cold, frost; shiver).