TITLE

spallation

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2031
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "spallation" is presented. It refers to the process of breaking into very small parts. The term may be applied to gross structures or to atomic particles. An example of spallation would be the splintering of bits of plastic from the pump used in hemodialysis.
ACCESSION #
21246052

 

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