Medical Dictionary


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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