Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Pleochroism

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

pleochroism

(Science: microscopy) The phenomenon of a substance showing different absorption colours in different vibration directions of polarized light. The observed colours change with the orientation of the crystal and can be seen only with plane polarized light, i.e., a single polar.