Definition of optical microscope in English:
A microscope using visible light, typically viewed directly by the eye.
- The electron microscope makes possible the determination of structures not visible through optical microscopes.
- The horizontal length and vertical length of root elongation were measured under an optical microscope with a micrometer eyepiece.
- Crystallization and other phase behaviors were observed by an optical microscope.
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