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  1. operating microscopenoun

    binocular microscope used in surgery to provide a clear view of small and inaccessible parts of the body (as in microsurgery)


  1. Operating microscope

    An operating microscope or surgical microscope is an optical microscope specifically designed to be used in a surgical setting, typically to perform microsurgery.Design features of an operating microscope are: magnification typically in the range from 4x-40x, components that are easy to sterilize or disinfect in order to ensure cross-infection control. There is often a prism that allows splitting of the light beam in order that assistants may also visualize the procedure or to allow photography or video to be taken of the operating field. Typically an operating microscope might cost several thousand dollars for a basic model, more advanced models may be much more expensive. Additionally specialized microsurgical instruments may be required to make full use of the improved vision the microscope affords. It can take time to master use of an operating microscope. Fields of medicine that make significant use of the operating microscope include plastic surgery, dentistry (especially endodontics), ENT surgery, ophthalmic surgery, and neurosurgery.


  1. operating microscope

    An operating microscope is a high-powered, specialized instrument equipped with optical magnification and illumination systems that surgeons use during surgical procedures to view fine detail of small surgical areas. This device enhances precision, accuracy, and visibility, particularly in microsurgery and other complex medical procedures involving the eyes, ears, brain, or vascular system.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operating microscope in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

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    The numerical value of operating microscope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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