Medical Definition of Phase contrast

1. An optical method devised by F. Zernike for converting the focused image of a phase object (one with differences in refractive index or optical path but not in absorbance), which ordinarily is not visible in focus, into an image with good contrast. (05 Aug 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phase Contrast

phase-contrast microscope
phase-locked loop
phase-shift keying
phase I
phase II
phase III
phase III clinical trial
phase II block
phase II clinical trial
phase IV
phase IV clinical trials
phase I block
phase I clinical trial
phase angle
phase change
phase contrast (current term)
phase contrast microscope
phase contrast microscopy
phase diagram
phase encoding
phase function
phase functions
phase image
phase in
phase inverter
phase modulation
phase modulator
phase modulators
phase of cell division
phase of the moon

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