hanging drop


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hang·ing drop

a drop of liquid on the undersurface of the object glass for examination under the microscope.

hanging drop

Application of a drop of solution to a small glass coverslip. This is then inverted over a glass slide with a depression in it. The contents of the suspended solution can be examined microscopically.
See also: drop
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The use of the hanging drop technique means that one does not need an inverted phase contrast microscope to see the cells, i.
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