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sur·gi·cal mi·cro·scope

a binocular microscope used to obtain good visualization of fine structures in the operating field; in the standing type of microscope, a motorized zoom lens system operated by hand or foot controls provides an adjustable working distance; in headborne models, interchangeable oculars provide the magnification needed.
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sur·gi·cal mi·cro·scope

(sŭr'ji-kăl mī'krŏ-skōp)
A binocular microscope used to obtain good visualization of fine structures in the operating field; in the standing type of microscope, a motorized zoom lens system operated by hand or foot controls provides an adjustable working distance; in headborne models, interchangeable oculars provide the magnification needed.
Synonym(s): operating microscope.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In addition, Langer and other doctors say the device is smaller and much less cumbersome than standard surgical microscopes and provides better light.