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immersion

 [ĭ-mer´zhun]
1. the plunging of a body into a liquid.
2. the use of the microscope with the object and object glass both covered with a liquid.
3. a state of being deeply involved in something.
cultural immersion the process of becoming familiar with a culture by extensive questioning and by active participation in the life of the culture, a technique used in ethnographic research for gaining increased familiarity with language, sociocultural norms, traditions, and other social dimensions in a culture.
immersion foot a condition resembling trench foot occurring in persons who have spent long periods in water.

im·mer·sion

(i-mer'zhŭn),
1. The placing of a body under water or other liquid.
2. microscopy filling the space between the objective lens and the top of the cover glass with a fluid, such as water or oil, to reduce spheric aberration and increase effective numeric aperture by elimination of refractive effects that result from an air-glass interface; the best resolution is achieved when the space between the condenser lens and the specimen slide is also filled with the fluid.
[L. immergo, pp. -mersus, to dip in (in + mergo)]

immersion

/im·mer·sion/ (ĭ-mer´zhun)
1. the plunging of a body into a liquid.
2. the use of the microscope with the object and object glass both covered with a liquid.

immersion

[imur′zhən]
Etymology: L, im + mergere, to dip
the placing of a body or an object into water or other liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid. immerse, v.

im·mer·sion

(i-mĕr'zhŭn)
1. Placing a body under water or other liquid.
2. microscopy filling space between objective lens and top of cover glass with a fluid, such as water or oil, to reduce spheric aberration and increase effective numeric aperture.
[L. immergo, pp. -mersus, to dip in (in + mergo)]

immersion,

n the placing of a body or an object into water or other liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid.

immersion

1. the plunging of a body into a liquid.
2. the use of the microscope with the object and object glass both covered with a liquid.

immersion chilling
method used for chilling poultry carcasses with iced water to ensure rapid cooling immediately after slaughter.
immersion foot
a condition similar to immersion foot in humans has been reported in cattle standing in cold water for days. There was erythema, edema and pain, followed by necrosis and sloughing of tissue.
immersion syndrome
vagal reflex, induced by contact with very cold water, causes cardiac arrest and death.
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Blood films were examined with a light microscope with a x 100 oil immersion lens.
The more commonly used methodology, referred to as the traditional estimation method, entails multiplying the average number of platelets per oil immersion field (OIF) by a factor of 20,000/[micro]L.
Regarding Item 11, I award zero points if the scanning, 10X, or oil immersion lens is used to view the slide.
Because the amount of energy used to fry foods can be adjusted, the cook time could be 30 percent faster than the cook time with an oil immersion fryer," he said.
Smears were stained with Giemsa staining and studied for the presence of sex chromatin under oil immersion microscope.
The peripheral blood smear was stained with Giemsa and examined under oil immersion microscope which revealed the presence of Mycoplasma hemofelis on surface of erythrocytes (Fig.
The all cell count indices including WBC count with differential and platelet count, was further confirmed by manual oil immersion smear study method.
The smear was checked for acid-fast bacilli under oil immersion and reported according to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP laboratory module - 1999).
The slide scanning system offers flexibility, allowing multiple-magnification scanning as well as an option for high-resolution oil immersion scans.
The smears were graded using 100 x oil immersion objective as per RNTCP guidelines (1): Scanty = 1- 9 AFB in 100 oil immersion fields (field); 1 + = 10 - 99 AFB in 100 fields; 2+ = 1 to 9 AFB per field in at least 50 fields; 3+ = 10 or more AFB per field in at least 20 fields; Neg = no AFB in 100 fields.
Oil immersion resistance was tested at 100[degrees]C and 125[degrees]C for these compounds.