Definition of Light microscope
1. Noun. Microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object.
Terms within: Eyepiece, Ocular
Generic synonyms: Microscope
Medical Definition of Light microscope
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Literary usage of Light microscope
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Center for Cell Research (CCR), National Aeronautics and Space Administration See 1890 0535 Center for light microscope Imaging and Biotechnology National ..."
2. Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Approximately 300 years after Anton van Leeuwenhoek built the first light microscope, this instrument continues to be the workhorse of modern biologists. ..."
3. Computational Biology: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Conrad Burns (1996)
"... a high performance computerized light microscope that allows investigators to observe chemical and molecular activity in cells and tissues in real time. ..."
4. Design, Operation and Training Manual for an Intensive Culture Shrimp Hatchery by Granvil D. Treece, Joe M. Fox (1999)
"Many of the known crustacean viruses belong to the occluded type, their variously shaped occlusions being visible with aid of a light microscope. ..."