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microscopy

 [mi-kros´kah-pe]
examination with a microscope.
fluorescence microscopy conjugation of antibodies with fluorescent dyes in order to identify specific microorganisms or tissue constituents; see also fluorescence microscopy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cros·co·py

(mī-kros'kŏ-pē),
Investigation of minute objects by means of a microscope.
See also: microscope.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

microscopy

The study of a structure using a microscope.
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mi·cros·co·py

(mī-kros'kŏ-pē)
Investigation of minute objects by means of a microscope.
See also: microscope
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mi·cros·co·py

(mī-kros'kŏ-pē)
Investigation of minute objects with a microscope.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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