dark-field microscope


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dark-field mi·cro·scope

a microscope that has a special condenser and objective with a diaphragm or stop that scatters light from the object observed, with the result that the object appears bright on a dark background.

dark-field mi·cro·scope

(dahrk-fēld mī'krō-skōp)
A microscope that has a special condenser and objective with a diaphragm or stop that scatters light from the object observed, with the result that the object appears bright on a dark background.

dark-field microscope

A microscope by which objects invisible through an ordinary microscope may be seen by means of powerful side illumination.
See: illumination, dark-field
See also: microscope

dark-field mi·cro·scope

(dahrk-fēld mī'krō-skōp)
A microscope that has a special condenser and objective with a diaphragm that scatters light from the object observed, so the object appears bright on a dark background.