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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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Filament." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748459/all/filament.
Filament. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748459/all/filament. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Filament. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748459/all/filament
Filament [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748459/all/filament.
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