filament

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(fil′ă-mĕnt)

[L. filamentum, threading]

1. A fine thread.
2. A threadlike coil of tungsten found in the x-ray tube that is the source of electrons.

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(fil′ă-mĕnt)

[L. filamentum, threading]

1. A fine thread.
2. A threadlike coil of tungsten found in the x-ray tube that is the source of electrons.

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