a transparent screen coated on one side with a phosphor that fluoresces when exposed to X-rays or cathode rays
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Why Do We Call It The “Silver Screen”?Since its introduction in the early 20th century, the film industry’s contributions to the English language have been manifold.
- fluorescent antibody technique,
- fluorescent antinuclear antibody test,
- fluorescent lamp,
- fluorescent microscope,
- fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test,
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