molybdenum target tube


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mo·lyb·de·num tar·get tube

an x-ray tube with an anode surface made of molybdenum instead of tungsten, used in mammography.

mo·lyb·de·num tar·get tube

(mō-lib'dĕ-nŭm tahr'gĕt tūb)
An x-ray tube with an anode surface made of molybdenum instead of tungsten, used in mammography.

mo·lyb·de·num

(Mo) (mō-lib'dĕ-nŭm)
A silvery white metallic element; bioelement found in proteins.
[G. molybdaina, a piece of lead; a metal, prob. galena, fr. molybdos, lead]
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