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freeze fracture

noun

Definition of freeze fracture

  1. :  preparation of a specimen (as of tissue) for examination by an electron microscope after freezing, fracturing along natural structural lines, and preparing a replica (as by simultaneous vapor deposition of carbon and platinum)

freeze–fracture

adjective


1973

First Known Use of freeze fracture

1973


Medical Dictionary

freeze fracture

noun

Medical Definition of freeze fracture

  1. :  preparation of a specimen (as of tissue) for electron microscopic examination by freezing, fracturing along natural structural lines, and preparing a replica (as by simultaneous vapor deposition of carbon and platinum)

freeze–fracture

transitive verb


Variants of freeze fracture

also

freeze–fracturing


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