supermicroscope

noun
su·per·microscope | \"+\

Definition of supermicroscope 

: a microscope having either an unusually great range of magnifying power (as in an electron microscope) or other features (such as adaptability to infrared and ultraviolet) that make it superior to the ordinary microscope

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