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XENOGRAFT
A graft derived from one species for use in another species.
X-RAY
The ionizing electromagnetic radiation emitted from a highly evacuated tube, resulting from the excitation of the inner orbital electrons by the bombardment of the target anode with a stream of electrons from a heated cathode. A radiograph.

  • Published: July 22, 2002
  • Updated: March 17, 2008