Richards, Oscar W. College of Optometry, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon.
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An instrument used to obtain an enlarged image of a small object. The image may be seen, photographed, or sensed by photocells or other receivers, depending upon the nature of the image and the use to be made of the information of the image. Microscopes are classified as simple or compound according to the kind of radiation used to form the image, and the use for which they are designed.
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