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cassette

 [kah-set´] (Fr.)
a light-proof housing for x-ray film and electrostatic imaging plates, containing front and back intensifying screens, between which the film is placed; a magazine for film or magnetic tape.
grid cassette a cassette that has its front replaced by a built-in grid.

cas·sette

(kă-set'),
1. A plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radiographic cassette contains two intensifying screens and a sheet of radiographic film.
2. A perforated holder in which tissue blocks are placed for paraffin embedding.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]

cas·sette

(kă-set')
1. A plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radiographic cassette contains one or two intensifying screens and a sheet of x-ray film.
2. A perforated holder in which tissue blocks are placed for paraffin embedding.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]

cassette

A light-tight container for X-ray film.

cas·sette

(kă-set')
Plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radio-graphic cassette contains two intensifying screens and a sheet of radiographic film.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]
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