shadow-casting

noun

: the production of exaggerated contrast in electron microscopy by irradiating the specimen obliquely with a beam especially of gold atoms which makes opaque films on the slide in exact imitation of shadows

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“Shadow-casting.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/shadow-casting. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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