ultramicroscope


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ul·tra·mi·cro·scope

(ŭl'tră-mī'krō-skōp),
A microscope that uses refracted light for visualizing objects not visible with the ordinary microscope when direct light is used.

ultramicroscope

/ul·tra·mi·cro·scope/ (-mi´kro-skōp″) a special darkfield microscope for the examination of particles of colloidal size.ultramicroscop´ic

ultramicroscope

(ŭl′trə-mī′krə-skōp′)
n.
A microscope with high-intensity illumination used to study very minute objects, such as colloidal particles that scatter the light and appear as bright spots against a dark background.

ul′tra·mi·cros′co·py (-krŏs′kə-pē) n.

ul·tra·mi·cro·scope

(ŭl'tră-mī'krŏ-skōp)
A microscope that uses refracted light for visualizing objects not visible with the ordinary microscope when direct light is used.