An instrument consisting of a microscope, camera apparatus, and light source used for making photomicrographs.

pho′to·mi′cro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
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(ˌfoʊ təˈmaɪ krəˌskoʊp)

a microscope having an illuminator and a camera mechanism for producing a photomicrograph.
pho`to•mi•cros′co•py (-ˈkrɒs kə pi) n.
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The microscopic photo documentation was made bya Leica DM 2000 photomicroscope. The embryos at the start of development were blocked whole.
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A Nikon Eclipse 80i photomicroscope with 200 x magnification was used to obtain the images, which were then analyzed with the Image Pro Plus 6.0 software (Media Cybernetics, USA).
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The detailed cross-sections were visualized by Motic[R] BA 210 photomicroscope coupled to Moticam 3MP camera and the longitudinal and transverse sections using Leica EZ4HD Lens.
The analysis and photographic documentation were performed with a Nikon Eclipse-50 photomicroscope.
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