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Glossary terms about Mounting Medium

Mounting Medium
The liquid or medium in which the specimen is placed for investigation in the microscope. It should be transparent, colourless, and of a specified refractive index and enclosed between the slide and the coverslip.

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Collecting Z stacks
Components of the confocal microscope
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy
So if our specimen is in a permanent mounting medium of refractive index (n) ~ 1. 
Light microscopy
Practical image acquisition
Scanning and resolution
Sequential and simultaneous