dissecting microscope

dissecting microscope

[də′sek·tiŋ ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
Either of two types of optical microscope used to magnify materials undergoing dissection.
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Contract award: Delivery of a dissecting microscope with a camera (DZP.
To avoid error during counts, we used a dissecting microscope to examine specimens and excluded moths that did not fit the pattern for P.
A horticulturalist used a dissecting microscope to show students live ash borer larvae.
Day 4: (Optional) examine tree cookies with dissecting microscope.
I spent a frenetic five hours at the dissecting microscope, the last hours of my visit there, photographing, photographing, photographing.
The teeth were examined for EH using a dissecting microscope.
3A, B) 61-63 [micro]m wide, brown, frequently refracting light and reflecting blue and purple hues, trilete, with a broad and prominent equatorial flange, 10 [micro]m wide, that can be easily observed through the dissecting microscope at 60x magnification.
The heart and lungs were examined under a dissecting microscope.
Botanical literature might simply describe a plant as having short straight hairs, but when you put two leaves from different samples together under a dissecting microscope, you might be able to see instantly that their hairs look very different.
A dissecting microscope with a camera and photo editing software was used to create a composite picture of each section.
Each stomach and esophagus was dissected, contents were identified to the lowest taxonomic rank possible (family or genus), and heads and other parts were counted using a Bausch and Lomb 2X compound dissecting microscope.
An assistant (eg, pathologist, technician, nurse) trained in the use of a dissecting microscope can usually quickly determine whether a sample is adequate (see below).