(abbreviation|lang=en) .  (star) low-mass X-ray binary — a binary star system that is strong in X-rays, and in which the normal stellar component is a main sequence star, degenerate dwarf, or evolved star from the main sequence, and the compact X-ray emitting component is a neutron star, black hole, or white dwarf.

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