dissecting microscope

noun
dis·sect·ing microscope | \-tiŋ- \

Definition of dissecting microscope 

: a low-magnification stereomicroscope used especially in examining or dissecting biological specimens

First Known Use of dissecting microscope

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

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dissecting microscope

noun

Medical Definition of dissecting microscope 

: a low-magnification stereomicroscope used especially for examining or dissecting biological specimens

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