Medical Definition of Cathode rays

1. A stream of electrons emitted from the negative electrode (cathode) in a Crookes tube; their bombardment of the anode or the glass wall of the tube gives rise to X-ray's. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cathode Rays

cathisma
cathismas
cathodal
cathodal closure contraction
cathodal closure tetanus
cathodal duration tetanus
cathodal opening clonus
cathodal opening contraction
cathodal opening tetanus
cathodally
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cathode-ray oscilloscope
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cathode ray
cathode ray tube
cathode rays (current term)
cathodes
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cathodic protection
cathodically
cathodoluminescence
cathodoluminescences
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