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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A microscope with a polarizing attachment. The polarizer is placed beneath the stage and the analyzer above the objective or at the eyepiece. It is used in the examination of crystals, tissues, and other objects.


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  • The laboratory is excellently equipped with microscopes, paraffin baths, microtomes, a micropolariscope, a projectoscope and other accessories essential to the most favorable presentation of this course.

    University of Virginia Record


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