Full record for cryostasis n.

OED requirements antedating 1990
Earliest cite Ed Regis, "Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition"
Comment Suggested by Randy Hoffman, 1/10/02.

Added to OED in June 2011

Last modified 16 June, 2011

Citations for cryostasis n.

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1993 J. Brunner Muddle Earth 11–12 The bulky man stumped toward the three in black, leering. “I told you: he faked his death and cryostasis!”
1998 W. Shatner et al. Spectre viii. 84 Seven are in cryostasis awaiting burial.
2001 Interzone July 41/2 We found decayed bodies in thick frozen brine and thought it was cryostasis gone wrong.