embedding


embedding
Tissue is embedded in wax or plastic in order to prepare sections for microscopical examination. The embedding medium provides mechanical support.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • embedding — noun see embedded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • embedding — noun a) A map which maps a subspace (smaller structure) to the whole space (larger structure). b) To inject, insert a code (malicious) in other code or into the operating system …   Wiktionary

  • embedding — engl. Einbetten , Bezeichnung für die Einbindung von Multimedia Elementen in Webseiten. Beispielsweise Soundelemente, Movies oder diverse Plug Ins. Plug In, Webseite …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon


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