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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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Structurally, this substage corresponds with part 3 of the novel.
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.
Milon (1974:13) also found that there was "a striking similarity between the developmental substages of negation of the acquisition in English as a first language as described by Klima and Bellugi (1966) and the development of negation of speech of [his subject]".
2%-87%) for patients with thin stage IB lesions (that are level IV/V or ulcerated), demonstrating a significant heterogeneity in survival among these substages (Figure 1, B).
The respective frequencies of the leptotene, zygotene and pachytene stages as well as the frequencies of the four substages of pachytene were evaluated.
As an assembly line process, pretreatment is comprised of 13 substages.
These substages correspond to the acanthodian zones established by Valiukevicius [5].
Recently, three additional substages (IIIa, IIIb, and IIIc) have been applied to this group of patients, reflecting the heterogeneity in prognosis seen among these patients (4).
Puura & Viira (1999, 2004) subdivided the lowermost Ordovician stage in Baltoscandia, the Pakerort Stage, into two units, the Vihula and Karepa substages, and provided boundary stratotypes and primary correlation criteria for their boundaries (appearance of the conodonts Cordylodus andresi Viira & Sergeeva and Cordylodus lindstromi Druce & Jones, respectively).

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