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substage

 [sub´stāj]
the part of the microscope underneath the stage.

sub·stage

(sŭb'stāj),
An attachment to a microscope, below the stage, supporting the condenser or other accessory.

substage

(sŭb′stāj) [″ + O.Fr. estage, position]
The part of the microscope below the stage by which attachments are held in place.

substage

the part of the microscope underneath the stage.
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After obtaining the histological preparations, ovarian stages and oocyte substages were determined through microscopic observations based on morphological characteristics of the ooplasm, oolemma, and follicular epithelium surrounding the oocyte.
The number of filling substages was repeatable for a specific material under the same machine setpoints, whereas the number of static substages varied randomly in a narrow range.
This cycle of pretraining and pretesting continued until they successfully completed both substages in sequence.
Stage C tumors are divided into two substages -- [C.
Furthermore, the prognostic heterogeneity of stage III CRC (97) has been addressed by stratifying the tumors into 3 substages (IIIA: pT1-2pN1; IIIB: pT3-4pN1; and IIIC: pT1-4pN2) and adopting criteria based on the depth of the intestinal wall involvement and the number of metastatic lymph nodes (with a cutoff of 3 positive lymph nodes for pN1 or pN2 categories).
Substage rank units of the Pirgu Stage outside northern Estonia are not clearly identified due to the lack of diagnostic criteria for tracing the boundary between these substages in different facies belts.
Each primary stage is comprised of a series of substages corresponding to specific morphological events.
The large number of natural exposures and some quarries together with numerous drill cores have enabled a detailed subdivision of the Devonian sequence into regional stages (RS), substages, formations (Fm) and members (Mb) (Fig.
Stages I and II are further divided into A and B substages based on method of nodal evaluation.
1996) updated the Growth stage to comprise a period spanning ages 4 to 13 years, typified by four revised substages named Concern (developing a future orientation), Control (gaining mastery over one's life), Conviction (believing in one's ability to achieve), and Competence (acquiring proficient work habits and attitudes).
Four proposed names by the geologists working in the Rocky Mountains were also accepted as substages (Table 5).

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