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refringent

Saltos de línea: re|frin¦gent
Pronunciación: /rɪˈfrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)nt
 
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Definición de refringent en inglés:

adjetivo

Physics
Refractive.
Example sentences
  • Several sheaths have a refringent, transparent central lumen and appear empty.
  • Droplets of extractives only appeared in the inner ring of sapwood in some cells of the ray parenchyma as small refringent bodies.
  • These were filled with mature, refringent spores, as observed under the microscope (not shown).

Origen

late 18th century: from Latin refringent-, literally 'breaking again', from the verb refringere.

Derivados

refringence

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sustantivo

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