freeze fracture


freeze fracture

noun

Definition of FREEZE FRACTURE

:  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–frac·ture adjective

First Known Use of FREEZE FRACTURE

1973

Rhymes with FREEZE FRACTURE

freeze fracture

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FREEZE FRACTURE

freeze–fracture transitive verb

Variants of FREEZE FRACTURE

freeze fracture also freeze–fracturing

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