Medical Dictionary

X–ray microscope


Medical Definition of X-RAY MICROSCOPE

:  an instrument in which X-ray diffraction patterns of crystals are translated into pictures showing the relative positions of the atoms in a crystal as if in a photomicrograph of very high magnification


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