TITLE

ultrastructure

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2262
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "ultrastructure" is presented. It refers to the fine structure of tissues which is visible only through electron microscopy.
ACCESSION #
21249873

 

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