Refringent - definition of refringent by The Free Dictionary
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Of, relating to, or producing refraction; refractive.
[Latin refringēns, refringent-, present participle of refringere, to break up; see refract.]
(General Physics) physics of, concerned with, or causing refraction; refractive
[C18: from Latin refringere to break up; see refract]
reˈfringency, reˈfringence n
a. refringente, rel. a la refracción o que la causa.
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Etude du mouvement des particules dans un milieu refringent
latericeus, he does describe "bands of colourless but refringent
ectodermal globules" in similar positions as the green epidermal cells in these other species.
0 [micro]m wide; arthrospores cylindrical to rounded, sometimes in long chains, usually with one (or more) big refringent
The myometrium appeared as a thick, homogenous, more refringent
structure which formed most of the uterine wall.