optical section

noun

Definition of optical section

: a plane in a translucent object (as a slip of tissue or a cell) brought into view by adjustment of the focus of a microscope

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“Optical section.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optical%20section. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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