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freeze' frac"turing



Biol.
a method of preparing a biological specimen for electron microscopic study by rapid freezing, cleaving with a sharp knife or razor, and then covering with a thin layer of metal to make the internal structural planes visible. Also,freeze'-frac"tur•ing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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