oil immersion

oil immersion
the covering of the microscopical objective and the object with oil.

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  • oil immersion — noun A technique, used to extend the resolving power of a light microscope, in which a thin film of oil is placed between a special oil immersion objective lens and the specimen • • • Main Entry: ↑oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oil immersion — Principle of immersion microscopy. Path of rays with immersion medium (yellow) (left half) and without (right half). Rays (black) coming from the object (red) at a certain angle and going through the coverslip (orange, as the slide at the bottom) …   Wikipedia

  • oil-immersion lens — n an objective lens designed to work with a drop of liquid (as oil or water) between the lens and cover glass called also immersion lens, immersion objective, oil immersion objective …   Medical dictionary

  • oil-immersion objective — oil immersion objective. См. иммерсионный объектив. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • oil-immersion objective — /oyl i merr zheuhn, sheuhn/, Optics. See immersion objective. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • oil-immersion lens — noun : immersion lens …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil-immersion objective — /oyl i merr zheuhn, sheuhn/, Optics. See immersion objective. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • immersion objective — n OIL IMMERSION LENS * * * a microscope objective designed to have its tip and the cover glass over the specimen connected by a liquid instead of by air. The liquid may be water (water immersion) or a specially prepared oil (oil immersion) …   Medical dictionary

  • immersion oil — n oil that is used with an oil immersion lens …   Medical dictionary

  • immersion lens — n OIL IMMERSION LENS * * * see under objective …   Medical dictionary

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