compound microscope


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compound microscope

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A microscope which utilizes two lenses or lens systems; one lens forms an enlarged image of the object, and the second magnifies the image formed by the first.
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Images from 1-10 were taken using normal compound microscope. 1-7 Branched conidiophores with curved side branches ended by sporangia.
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Lawrence invented the cyclotron; Robert Hooke developed the compound microscope. Inventive researchers who design and build their own instruments in order to poke more effectively into unexplored fields are part of a long tradition in science.