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compound microscope

noun

Definition of COMPOUND MICROSCOPE

:  a microscope consisting of an objective and an eyepiece mounted in a drawtube

First Known Use of COMPOUND MICROSCOPE

circa 1859

compound microscope

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPOUND MICROSCOPE

:  a microscope consisting of an objective and an eyepiece mounted in a telescoping tube

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