multiphoton microscopy


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multiphoton microscopy

Abbreviation: MPM
A means of imaging tissues deep within the body by infrared fluorescence. The technique relies on the absorption of two photons directed into tissues by a pulsed infrared laser. It can be applied to the visualization of tissues beneath the body surface and to optical biopsy.
See also: microscopy
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