optical microscope

noun

: a microscope in which light rays are seen directly by the observer as distinguished from one (as an electron microscope) in which some transformation or system of indirect viewing is used

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“Optical microscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optical%20microscope. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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