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shadowing

[shad-oh-ing] /ˈʃæd oʊ ɪŋ/
noun, Cytology, Histology
1.
a method of enhancing the visibility of the surface features of a specimen for electron microscopic viewing by spraying it from one side with a coating of metal atoms.
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self-shadowing, adjective
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