anticathode


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anticathode

[¦an·tē′kath‚ōd]
(electronics)
The anode or target of an x-ray tube, on which the stream of electrons from the cathode is focused and from which x-rays are emitted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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