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optical microscope

[′äp·tə·kəl ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
An instrument used to obtain an enlarged image of a small object, utilizing visible light; in general it consists of a light source, a condenser, an objective lens, and an ocular or eyepiece, which can be replaced by a recording device. Also known as light microscope; photon microscope.
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Optical microscopy is also known as light microscopy because it uses visible light for the detection of small objects.
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