rotating anode


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ro·tat·ing an·ode

in diagnostic radiography, a mushroom-shaped anode in modern x-ray tubes that rotates rapidly to avoid local heat buildup from electron impact during x-ray generation.
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ro·tat·ing an·ode

(rō'tāt-ing an'ōd)
In diagnostic radiography, a mushroom-shaped anode that rotates rapidly to avoid local heat buildup from electron impact during x-ray generation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ro·tat·ing an·ode

(rō'tāt-ing an'ōd)
In diagnostic radiography, modern x-ray tubes that have a mushroom-shaped anode that rotates rapidly to avoid local heat buildup from electron impact during x-ray generation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012