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

pho′to·mi′cro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.


(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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Histological sections analysis was conducted on a Leica DM 750 photomicroscope, with built-in digital camera ICC50 (HD-521420221).
Stained sections were evaluated with an Olympus BX51 photomicroscope (Tokyo, Japan) and photographed with an Olympus DP72 digital camera (Tokyo, Japan).
Observations and imaging were performed using a photomicroscope (AX70TRF, Olympus Optical, Tokyo, Japan) equipped with a U-Photo camera system.
A Zeiss Axioplan 2 Fluorescence Photomicroscope (Carl Zeiss, Oberkochen, Germany) was used to observe the spermatocyte nuclei.
Conventional coloration with Giemsa 5% was used to observe diploid (2n) and fundamental (FN, excluding sexual chromosomes) numbers and chromosome morphology variation; 50 metaphases of each specimen were analyzed with a Nikon Eclipse 50i photomicroscope under 1000 x magnification.
Sections were evaluated histologically using a light microscope (Olympus, CX23) and photomicrographs were taken using a photomicroscope (Olympus, CX41) at a magnification of x200.
The microscopic photodocumentation was performed in a photomicroscope Olympus BX61VS.
Species identification was performed on permanent slides prepared with Naphrax[R] resin and with oxidized samples (Moreira-Filho and Valente-Moreira, 1981), and images were collected with the aid of an Olympus BX70 photomicroscope with a coupled DP 071 camera.
Some slides were photomicrographed under an Olympus Vanox photomicroscope with Kodak Ultra 400 film.
The images were obtained with a photomicroscope (BX51, Olympus, Tokyo, Japan) coupled to a Sony camera using the software Image Pro-plus, v.