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electron-dense

Syllabification: e·lec·tron-dense

Definition of electron-dense in English:

adjective

(Of biological specimens) allowing the passage of few electrons, and so appearing dark in electron micrographs.
Example sentences
  • Cytoplasmic electron-dense granules, granular endoplasmic reticulum, and some Golgi complexes were present in both spindle and epithelial cells.
  • In the mutant clone, numerous electron-dense bodies were observed that are likely to be the remnants of degenerating rhabdomeres.
  • To exclude this possible interference, we used another transmission EM method that is based on the direct covalent labeling of plasmid DNA with electron-dense gold nanoparticles.

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