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freeze–etching

noun freeze–etch·ing \ˈfrēz-ˌe-chiŋ\

Definition of FREEZE-ETCHING

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First Known Use of FREEZE-ETCHING

1968
Medical Dictionary

freeze–etching

noun freeze–etch·ing \ˈfrē-ˈzech-iŋ\

Medical Definition of FREEZE–ETCHING

:  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)

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