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Shadowing Technique, Histology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Shadowing Technique, Histology
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.620.670.770
E01.370.225.750.600.670.770
E05.200.500.620.670.770
E05.200.750.600.670.770
Unique ID
D016626
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016626
Scope Note
The technique of spraying a tissue specimen with a thin coat of a heavy metal such as platinum. The specimen is sprayed from an oblique angle, which results in the uneven deposition of the coating. The varying thicknesses create a shadow effect and give a three-dimensional appearance to the specimen.
Entry Term(s)
Shadowing (Histology)
Shadowing Technique (Histology)
Shadowing, Histology
Previous Indexing
Microscopy, Electron (1969-1991)
Staining (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
2020; was SHADOWING (HISTOLOGY) 1992-2019
History Note
2020 (1992); was SHADOWING (HISTOLOGY) 1992-2019
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2019/01/18
Shadowing Technique, Histology Preferred
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