- A photograph made through a compound microscope and may be a greatly enlarged image of a small area. A similarly enlarged photograph may be prepared with only a lens of very short focal length and is accurately termed a photomacrograph. It is extremely difficult to distinguish between photographs made by the two processes, and both are often incorrectly referred to as a photomicrograph.
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