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sub·stage

 (sŭb′stāj′)
n.
The part of a microscope located below the stage on which attachments are held in place.

substage

(ˈsʌbˌsteɪdʒ)
n
(General Engineering) the part of a microscope below the stage, usually consisting of an adjustable assembly holding a condenser lens for illuminating the specimen

sub•stage

(ˈsʌbˌsteɪdʒ)

n.
the component part of a microscope below the stage, for supporting a condenser, mirror, etc.
[1855–60]
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