comparison microscope

comparison microscope
   Essentially two microscopes connected to an optical bridge which allows the viewer to observe two objects simultaneously with the same degree of magnification. This instrument can have a monocular or binocular eyepiece. Sometimes referred to as comparison macroscope.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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