fluorescence microscope


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fluorescence microscope

[flu̇′res·əns ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A variation of the compound laboratory light microscope which is arranged to admit ultraviolet, violet, and sometimes blue radiations to a specimen, which then fluoresces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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