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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Microscopio con luz

Light microscope (lite MY-kroh-SKOPE)
A microscope (device to magnify small objects) in which objects are lit directly by white light.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.