The definition of a substage is a device that supports mirrors and other attachments under the common stage of a compound microscope.noun
An example of a substage is what holds a mirror in order to see what is on the slide of a microscope.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- any subdivision or part of a stage
- the part of a microscope located below the stage to which a mirror, light, etc. can be attached
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