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plan·chet

(plan'shet),
A small, flat plate or dish used to support a sample for radioactivity determination; the sample is usually evaporated on (in) the planchet.
[Fr. planchette, dim. of planche, plank]

planchet

(plăn′chĕt)
A small, flat container or dish on which a radioactive sample is placed.
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