mechanical stage

noun

Medical Definition of mechanical stage

: a stage on a compound microscope equipped with a mechanical device for moving a slide lengthwise and crosswise or for registering the slide's position by vernier for future exact repositioning

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“Mechanical stage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mechanical%20stage. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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