substage

noun
sub·​stage | \ˈsəb-ˌstāj \

Definition of substage 

: an attachment to a microscope by means of which accessories (such as mirrors, diaphragms, or condensers) are held in place beneath the stage of the instrument

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1888, in the meaning defined above

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substage

noun
sub·​stage | \ˈsəb-ˌstāj \

Medical Definition of substage 

: an attachment to a microscope by means of which accessories (as mirrors, diaphragms, or condensers) are held in place beneath the stage of the instrument

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