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freeze-etching

 [frēz´-ech″ing]
a method used to study unfixed cells by electron microscopy, in which the object to be studied is placed in 20 per cent glycerol, frozen at −100°C, and then mounted on a chilled holder.

freeze-etching

/freeze-etch·ing/ (-ech´ing) a method used to study unfixed cells by electron microscopy, in which the object to be studied is placed in 20 per cent glycerol, frozen at −100°C, and then mounted on a chilled holder.

freeze-etching

(frēz′ĕch′ĭng)
n.
A method of specimen preparation for electron microscopy in which a replica is made from a sample that has been rapidly frozen and then fractured along natural planes of weakness to reveal its internal structure.

freeze′-etch′ v.

freeze-etching

the process by which a piece of tissue is frozen and then sectioned for examination under the ELECTRON MICROSCOPE.

freeze-etching

a method used to study unfixed cells by electron microscopy, in which the object to be studied is placed in 20% glycerol, frozen at −148°F (−100°C), and then mounted on a chilled holder.
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