compound microscope

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light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece

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Embryonic and early larval development: In each salinity treatment, embryonic stages like cell division (cleavage) and early larval stages were observed under a compound microscope as above.
Answers will vary but could include: Both the Foldscope and a compound microscope hold a slide, shine light through a specimen, and magnify the specimen.
The smear was then washed with tap water for a maximum of 5 sec and was examined under a compound microscope for the presence of Wolbachia.
The sections were finally mounted in Canada balsam for permanent slides and photographed with the help of camera-equipped compound microscope.
Many slides were made from cultures and observed under the compound microscope for type of conidiophores, microconidia, macroconidia and chlamydospores.
The Netherlands was the home to inventors of both the compound microscope and the refracting telescope, between 1590 and 1610.
From the simple single lens, the next advance, around 1600, was the compound microscope where the image formed by one lens (the objective) was further magnified by a second (the eyepiece).
Nearly all microscopes are compound (have more than one lens) these days, but the term compound microscope tends to be reserved for higher power, non-stereomicroscopes such as the one shown in Figure 3.
From the earliest record of lens use to view images in 1000 AD, to the first compound microscope in 1590, to the reflecting microscope in 1736, this laboratory "workhorse" has come a long way to the present day.
The compound microscope has two or three lenses contained within a brass tube, with the lower lens being adjustable to enable more accurate focusing.
First, extension agents collect digital samples of weeds or cultivated plants, insects or diseased plants using a digital camera, a stereoscope and/or a compound microscope mounted with a digital camera.
Sperm suspensions were collected from tanks with a 25-ml pipette and examined immediately with a compound microscope at 55x to 210x magnifications.