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Meaning of X-ray diffraction

x-ray diffraction means: the scattering of X rays by the atoms of a crystal; the diffraction pattern shows structure of the crystal

Meaning of X-ray film

x-ray film means: photographic film used to make X-ray pictures

Meaning of X-ray machine

x-ray machine means: an apparatus that provides a source of X rays

Meaning of X-ray photograph

x-ray photograph means: a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis

Meaning of X-ray photography

x-ray photography means: radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram

Meaning of X-ray picture

x-ray picture means: a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis

Meaning of X-ray therapy

x-ray therapy means: the therapeutic use of X rays

Meaning of X-ray tube

x-ray tube means: a vacuum tube containing a metal target onto which a beam of electrons is directed at high energy for the generation of X rays

Meaning of X-raying

x-raying means: obtaining images by the use of X rays

Meaning of X-scid

x-scid means: SCID in male children resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for a protein on the surface of T cells that allows them to develop a growth factor receptor

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Aftershaft

aftershaft means: a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds

Meaning of Asafoetida

asafoetida means: the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic

Meaning of Cerotic acid

cerotic acid means: a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)

Meaning of Division schizophyta

division schizophyta means: former term for the Cyanophyta

Meaning of Edified

edified means: instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and spiritual improvement

Meaning of Escrow funds

escrow funds means: funds held in escrow

Meaning of Genus berteroa

genus berteroa means: hoary alyssum

Meaning of Huskily

huskily means: in a hoarse or husky voice

Meaning of June 21

june 21 means: June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point

Meaning of La tour

la tour means: French painter of religious works (1593-1652)

Meaning of Manganese

manganese means: a hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: having many values, meanings, or appeals

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher

Meaning of Multivalent

multivalent means: used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis

Meaning of Nalline

nalline means: a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)

Meaning of Olive-colored

olive-colored means: having the color of green olives

Meaning of Order sirenia

order sirenia means: an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow

Meaning of Skunk cabbage

skunk cabbage means: clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe

Meaning of Skunk cabbage

skunk cabbage means: deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe

Meaning of Somatotrophic hormone

somatotrophic hormone means: a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans

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