- an instrument that uses scattering phenomena to detect the position of objects too small to be seen by an ordinary microscope.
Origin of ultramicroscope
Examples from the Web for ultramicroscopic
Historical Examples of ultramicroscopic
The term virus or filterable virus is likewise applied to these ultramicroscopic and filterable agents.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
In this way as well as by the inoculation of animals the presence of the ultramicroscopic kinds may be demonstrated.Insects and Diseases
Rennie W. Doane
- too small to be seen with an optical microscope
- of or relating to an ultramicroscope
- a microscope used for studying colloids, in which the sample is strongly illuminated from the side and colloidal particles are seen as bright points on a dark backgroundAlso called: dark-field microscope
- Too minute to be seen with an ordinary microscope.
- Of or relating to an ultramicroscope.
- A microscope with high-intensity illumination used to study very minute objects.