blooming

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blooming

 [blo̳m´ing]
in radiology, a change in size of the focal spot, usually an increase.

blooming

an increase in x-ray focal spot size due to electrostatic repulsion.

coating 

Process of depositing a thin film of transparent material on the surface of an optical element (e.g. lens, mirror, prism) for the purpose of decreasing or increasing reflection. Reflection from specific wavelengths can be reduced or eliminated by varying the thickness of the film and by multilayer coating. Syn. blooming. See anti-reflection coating; white body; bandpass filter; Fresnel's formula.

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Q. How the fetus is influenced from Bloom syndrome? If the mother has the syndrome, what is the influence on the fetus?

A. this is from:
http://www.emedicine.com/DERM/topic54.htm

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OmniVision's proprietary technology results in CMOS cameras that have a wide dynamic range with anti-blooming and virtually no smear.
OmniVision's proprietary technology results in CMOS image sensors that have a wide dynamic range with anti-blooming and virtually no smear.