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freeze-fracture

[freez-frak-cher] /ˈfrizˈfræk tʃər/
verb (used with object), freeze-fractured, freeze-fracturing.
1.
to prepare (material) for the electron microscope by freeze fracturing.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • My first thought was that it was freeze-fracture electron microscopy of a cell.

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