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nosepiece

noun nose·piece \-ˌpēs\

Definition of NOSEPIECE

1
:  a piece of armor for protecting the nose
2
:  the end piece of a microscope body to which an objective is attached
3
:  the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

First Known Use of NOSEPIECE

circa 1611

nosepiece

noun nose·piece \ˈnōz-ˌpēs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NOSEPIECE

1
:  the end piece of a microscope body to which an objective is attached and which often consists of a revolving holder for two or more objectives
2
:  the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

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