microspectroscope


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microspectroscope

[¦mī·krō′spek·trə‚skōp]
(spectroscopy)
An instrument for analyzing the spectra of microscopic objects, such as living cells, in which light passing through the sample is focused by a compound microscope system, and both this light and the light which has passed through a reference sample are dispersed by a prism spectroscope, so that the spectra of both can be viewed simultaneously.
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