freeze fracturing

or freeze-frac·tur·ing

  1. a method of preparing a biological specimen for electron microscopic study by rapid freezing, cleaving with a sharp knife or razor, and then covering with a thin layer of metal to make the internal structural planes visible.

Origin of freeze fracturing

First recorded in 1975–80

Words Nearby freeze fracturing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023