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mi·cros·co·py

 (mī-krŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. mi·cros·co·pies
1.
a. The study of microscopes.
b. The use of microscopes.
2. Investigation employing a microscope.

mi·cros′co·pist n.
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microscopy

(maɪˈkrɒskəpɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the study, design, and manufacture of microscopes
2. (General Physics) investigation by use of a microscope
microscopist n
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mi•cros•co•py

(maɪˈkrɒs kə pi, ˈmaɪ krəˌskoʊ pi)

n.
1. the use of the microscope.
2. microscopic investigation.
[1655–65]
mi•cros′co•pist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microscopy - research with the use of microscopesmicroscopy - research with the use of microscopes
research - systematic investigation to establish facts
electron microscopy - microscopy with the use of electron microscopes
dark field illumination, dark ground illumination - a form of microscopic examination of living material by scattered light; specimens appear luminous against a dark background
fluorescence microscopy - light microscopy in which the specimen is irradiated at wavelengths that excite fluorochromes
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
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Translations

microscopy

[maɪˈkrɒskəpɪ] Nmicroscopía f
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mi·cros·co·py

n. microscopía, examen que se realiza con un microscopio.
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microscopy

n microscopia or microscopía
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Schmidt began to systematically observe animal cells and tissues with the polarized light microscope. He found that many structures in living tissue were birefringent, including muscle, connective tissue, bone, and even the mitotic spindle in dividing cells (Fig.
The definitive test for gout draws joint fluid from a patient and then uses a compensated polarized light microscope to identify uric acid crystals in the sample.
The picrosirius stained slides were photographed using a Leica DM 4000B polarized light microscope, linked to a Leica DFC500 camera, belonging to the Faculty of Dentistry, UNESP, Aracatuba--SP, Brazil.
These experiments can be carried out on a micro-scale, using a polarized light microscope and thermal stage capable of adding pressure.
Using a thermal stage with a polarized light microscope is the preferred method because it offers the scientist the advantage of directly observing phase transitions.
A higher-magnification polarized light microscope (PLM) using episcopic illumination may also be used to examine the filter.
During training, students learn how to use a stereomicroscope or polarized light microscope to get a better view of contaminants for basic characterization purposes.
The only laboratory equipment required for crystal analysis is a compensated polarized light microscope, a relatively inexpensive piece of office gear.