stereomicroscope

noun ste·reo·mi·cro·scope \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmī-krə-ˌskōp , ˌstir- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of stereomicroscope

: a microscope having a set of optics for each eye to make an object appear in three dimensions

stereomicroscopic

play \ˌster-ē-ō-ˌmī-krə-ˈskä-pik, ˌstir-\ adjective

stereomicroscopically

play \ˌster-ē-ō-ˌmī-krə-ˈskä-pi-k(ə-)lē, ˌstir-\ adverb

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First Known Use of stereomicroscope

1948


Medical Dictionary

stereomicroscope

noun ste·reo·mi·cro·scope \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmī-krə-ˌskōp \

medical Definition of stereomicroscope

: a microscope having a set of optics for each eye to make an object appear in three dimensions

stereomicroscopic

play \-ˌmī-krə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

stereomicroscopically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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