operating microscope

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Noun1.operating microscope - binocular microscope used in surgery to provide a clear view of small and inaccessible parts of the body (as in microsurgery)
binocular microscope - a light microscope adapted to the use of both eyes
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While viewing the ear through an operating microscope, the surgeon reshapes and transposes the bones, replacing an ossicle with a plastic substitute or grafting an ossicle from cartilage.
Emphasizing the preservation of natural dentition and patient-centered outcomes, endodontists from the US, New Zealand, Jamaica, and Europe provide 41 chapters outlining daily practice, techniques, and cases in endodontics, focusing on the use of a dental operating microscope and cone beam computed tomography.
The use of the surgical headlamps and dental loupes has evolved into the use of operating microscope.
Evaluation with an operating microscope and removal of all cerumen is essential to the diagnosis of occult cholesteatomas, as this case demonstrated.
High-performance materials like the lightweight Baydur 110 polyurethane system are said to be ideal for use in the field of operating microscopes, such as the Leica Microsystems F40 operating microscope.
Surgeons used an operating microscope and stitches finer than hair to bring together blood vessels and nerves.
He must have one hell of an operating microscope, and I hope it works better than the scanner, the two 4X4s, the pacemaker programmer, and my internist's wife's car.